China: A World Powerhouse

Patel, Sonal
July 2010
Power;Jul2010, Vol. 154 Issue 7, p33
Trade Publication
The article presents information on the power generation capacity of China. It states that due to heightening hydropower, fossil fuels, nuclear power and other non conventional sources of energy China has emerged as leader in power production. It further states that it has set up an accountability system for energy conservation and emissions reduction and is investing more in new energy industries.


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