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Report: Opportunities for hydrogen production with CCUS in China

http://pt.china-embassy.gov.cn/kjjl/202211/P020221119069461856452.pdf In a 75 page report in English distributed through the International Energy Agency IAE the China’s Hydrogen Alliance offers scenarios to use hydrogen produced from coal and gas and combined with CCUS for CO2 storage. Cost of hydrogen production with CCUS are estimated around 1.6 US$ per kg H2. The report contains a list […]

China puts a new focus on wetland ecosystem protection

https://english.news.cn/20221107/d79bf0b9f13841308a0e3c3696356cc9/c.html including video China, in 1992, became a party to the Ramsar Convention, an intergovernmental agreement dedicated to the conservation and rational use of wetland ecosystems. Since then, China has established a legal framework for wetlands conservation and issued a series of policies to increase protection. Over the past decade, China has added or restored […]

China’s CO2 emissions per GDP become less

http://j.people.com.cn/n3/2022/0616/c95952-10110637.html According to initial calculations, China’s CO2 emissions per unit of GDP in 2021 was 3.8% lower than the previous year, and 50.8% lower than the cumulative total since 2005. Non-fossil energy accounted for 16.6% of primary energy consumption. The installed capacity of wind and solar power generation was 635 million kW. coal consumption per […]

China explores new ways to store surplus green energy

https://english.cas.cn/newsroom/mutimedia_news/202211/t20221101_322480.shtml https://www.cas.cn/syky/202211/t20221101_4853393.shtml https://www.cas.cn/cm/202210/t20221011_4850552.shtml The proper use of green energy from wind or solar farms requires appropriate storage of surplus electricity. Current solutions for such “power banks” are batteries or pumped storage in higher water reservoirs. Recently, Chinese groups have reported on two alternative storage devices. A group at the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics of […]

100 MW Liquid Flow Battery Energy Storage and Peaking Power Station connected to the grid in Dalian

https://english.cas.cn/newsroom/mutimedia_news/202211/t20221101_322480.shtml https://www.cas.cn/syky/202211/t20221101_4853393.shtml The first phase of a mega power storage project has been put into operation in Dalian and connected to the grid. With a final storage capacity of 400 MWh, the Dalian Concurrent Energy Storage Power Station is designed to increase the utilization of clean energy and ensure grid stability. All-vanadium liquid flow batteries […]

China goes for “wetland parks” to protect ecosystems

http://j.people.com.cn/n3/2022/1111/c95952-10170217.html The 14th Conference of the Parties (COP14) to the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance as Waterfowl Habitat (commonly known as the “Ramsar Convention”) held its second “Wetland Authority” certificate award ceremony on November 10 this month. Seven Chinese cities, including Hefei in Anhui Province, Jining in Shandong Province, Liangping District in Chongqing, Nanchang […]

World Energy Blue Paper: China leads the world in offshore wind energy

https://spc.jst.go.jp/news/221102/topic_1_04.html The World Energy Blue Paper: World Energy Development Report (2022) was released on November 6. According to the data in the Blue Book, China’s installed capacity of renewable energy power generation has already exceeded 1 billion kW, and it has leapfrogged to the top of the world in terms of installed capacity of offshore […]

China’s Tokamak HL-2M exceeds 1 MAmpere

http://j.people.com.cn/n3/2022/1021/c95952-10161714.html According to a press release of the CORE Group Nuclear Industry Southwest Institute of Physics, Tokamak HL-2M plasma current capability is over 2.5 MAmperes, and the ion temperature of the plasma is as high as 150 million degrees Celsius. It can achieve high density, high unit pressure and high bootstrap current flow.

TanSat satellites monitor anthropogenic CO2 emissions

http://en.people.cn/n3/2022/1025/c90000-10163356.html https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00376-022-2237-5 BEIJING, Oct. 25 (Xinhua) — China’s carbon dioxide monitoring satellite TanSat has produced its first batch of human-caused carbon dioxide emission (CO2) signatures, offering a scientific basis for the country’s efforts to combat global warming. TanSat, launched in 2016, is China’s first global carbon dioxide monitoring satellite, with “Tan” standing for “carbon” in […]

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