By Chen Wenying, Duan Maosheng, Gu Alun, Liu Bin, Lu Chuanyi, Su Mingshan, Tong Qing, Wang Gehua, Wang Yanjia, Wei Zhihong
This specific booklet bargains a well timed and insightful investigate China's current strength scenario and the rising demanding situations of balancing strength provide and insist over the impending a long time. It offers a holistic research of the growing to be pressures at the strength process as a result of country's dynamic socio-economic development. the quantity considers present sizzling issues and should be priceless as a reference for these meaning to comprehend extra approximately what's occurring in China's strength region this day.
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Based on the incomplete and non-transparent information and convinced by the temporary surplus of power supply, the Central Government applied a strict control to the speed of power construction. On the other hand, demand stimulating preferential policies resulted in a wave of electricity intensive industrial projects all around. Therefore, the occurrence of recent power shortages should not have been a surprise. 1 Average operation hours by generators. Source: China Electric Power Yearbook 2003.
Obviously, each 28 2 Hot Spots reason could provide an explanation to the shortage from a specific point of view and has drawn mitigation measures accordingly. One fact, which is denied, is that a misleading judgment of the surplus power supply emerging in the late 1990's was made. Namely, it is this conservative judgment of the demand and supply that resulted in an inaccurate 10th Five-Year Power Plan and corresponding policies as well as decisions of investment. The basic proof for the judgment of surplus power supply was that the equipment utilization hours declined (Fig.
Both energy development and energy conservation must pay attention to their scientific and technological theory innovations, extensively adopting advanced technologies, eliminate outdated equipment, technology and techniques, and strengthen scientific management; (6) Conscientiously strengthening environmental protection, and making great efforts to lighten the impact on the environment of energy production and consumption in view of the resource restriction and environmental carrying capacity; (7) Paying close attention to energy safety, ensuring the diversification of energy supply is maintained up to a satisfactory level, accelerating the construction of petroleum strategic reserves, and perfecting the energy safe forewarning system to meet any urgent need; (8) Instituting protective measures for energy development, improving the policies of energy resources and development, giving full play to the role of market mechanism, increasing the energy investment, and deepening the reform to establish an energy management mechanism and an energy regulation system to meet the demands of an affluent society, and developing the socialist market economy.