China

2011.11.21

Strategic Alliance Established in Shandong

Inaugural conference of Shangdong technology innovation strategic alliance for geothermal energy utilization and waste heat recovery (WHR) industryOn September 17, the inaugural meeting of the Strat...

2011.11.06

Broad-Ocean Motor to Secure the Rare Earth for High-perfoman

Broad-Ocean Motor announced the plans to invest RMB 102 million (US$ 16 million) in Ningbo Co-Star Materials Hi-Tech on September 24. Though this additional capital investment and acquisition of other shareholders’ stock, Broad-Ocean Motor will hold 51% of the shares of Ningbo Co-Star.This vertical integration of Broad- Ocean Motor will strengthen its leading position in the industry. Ningbo Co-St...

2011.11.21

Xinjiang Starts Construction of Cold Chain Distribution Cent

The Xinjiang Haihong first food cold chain distribution center in the Economic and Technology Development Zone of Urumqi City started construction on September 29. This center integrates food processi...

2011.11.06

Wuxi to Promote Household Heat Pump Water Heater Market

The air-source heat pump water heater has been included in the purchasing list of energy-saving and environmentally- friendly products from the Wuxi City Government. According to industry experts, the household market should be the main promotional target of this product since water heaters are a necessary home appliance. Only after the household market is well developed it could be said that air-...

2011.11.22

Shanghai Society of Refrigeration Holds 30th Annual Seminar

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Shanghai Society of Refrigeration (SSR), SSR held an academic seminar at Shanghai Science Mall on October 16. About 200 participants attended the seminar, incl...

2011.11.19

Qingdao Eco Town to Receive Strong National Support

According to sources, experts organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and the Ministry of Finance recently completed an audit of the consumption-based heating fee mechanism practiced by the Qingdao International Eco- Intelligent Town. The Eco-Intelligent Town also passed the first-level review of the national large-scale application demonstration project of renewable energ...

2011.11.06

Severe Inventory Problem Puts High Pressure on Domestic AC I

In 2010, all domestic air conditioner manufacturers were actively expanding their production capacities. However, sales have not taken off in the 2011 refrigeration year. Industry observers warned that the inventory level was at a 10 year high. Data from All View Consulting released on October 10 indicates that the current inventory level of the air conditioner industry was 32.2% higher than that ...

2011.11.11

Growth Slows in Household Appliance Market

According to the latest data released by the China Market Monitor, total domestic sales revenue of household appliances was RMB 612.3 billion (US$ 95.7 billion) for the first six months of 2011, 12.8% higher than that of the same period in 2010. However, the growth rate of the sales revenue declined by 50% over the same period of the last year. Although China’s household appliance market is still ...

2011.11.22

Beijing to Require Solar Water Heaters on All New Buildings

The newly built residential buildings in Beijing will be required to install solar water heater systems, and installation costs will be included into the construction costs by real estate developers. The charges of using solar hot water heaters will be based on actual usage.   On October 17, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban-Rural Development released the ‘Administrative R...

2011.11.13

Beijing to Implement Evaluation Standards for Green Building

The Beijing Municipal Commission of Housing and Urban Rural Development released the ‘Evaluation Standards for Green Buildings.’ The standards, which regulate that the area of each person cannot exceed 49 m2, are to be implemented from December 1, 2011.   The standards target newly-built, rebuilt and extended residential and public buildings, categorizing the buildings in three levels: one st...

2011.11.08

Heat Pump Multi AC Performance Evaluation Seminar Held in He

From September 21 to 24, hosted by the Hefei General Mechanical Academy, the ‘Heat Pump Multi Air Conditioner Performance Evaluation System’ project technical seminar and the 3rd technical conference over the drafting of the national standard GB/T ‘Positive Displacement CO2 Refrigerating Compressor Nominal Condition and Performance Test Methods’ were held in Hefei.   The meetings were hosted ...

 
 
 
 
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