China

2011.10.16

Solar Photovoltaic Industrial Chain Apparent in China

The solar photovoltaic industry had an output of 8,000 MW in China in 2010, comprising more than half of the total output of the global solar photovoltaic output. The accumulated photovoltaic electricity generation capacity is 860,000 kW, 700,000 kW of which is for the electrical grid and 160,000 kW of which is for off-grid power systems. In 2010, 580,000 kW added to the photovoltaic system, of wh...

2011.10.11

Beijing Requiring Solar Energy Household Heaters from 2012

Beijing is taking the lead in China by applying a 75% energy saving standard for residential buildings next year. As a result, newly-built urban buildings and qualified public buildings will be requir...

2011.10.22

Hisense Inverter ACs with Air Purifying Function Roll off Pr

Hisense held a new product launching ceremony titled ‘Enjoy a deep breath of the fresh and healthy air’ on September 7, 2011. The company announced that the inverter FPA air conditioners, which come with air purifying functions and were jointly developed with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, had entered the market. Experts at the conference were affirmative towards the purify...

2011.10.17

New Standards Implemented for Degerming Function of ACs

As early as 2009, China implemented standards on the degerming function for home appliances and appliances with similar use, and early this year, more details were added to the standards. The Standardization Administration of China has released the ‘Special Requirements on the Antisepsis, Degerming and Purifying of Household Electric Appliances and Appliances of Similar Use.’ Meanwhile, the admini...

2011.10.06

Shandong to Invest RMB 4 Billion in Energy Management Contra

Over 160 projects were negotiated during the Shandong Energy Management Cooperation and Exchange Conference held in Weifang, the contract value of which is RMB 480 million (about US$ 75 million), and the intended investment totals more than RMB 4 billion (about US$ 626 million). Shangdong Province will predominantly focus on energy-saving technologies and promote energy-saving products through mar...

2011.10.13

Copper Imports Increase by 9.5% in July

Copper imports in China increased by 9.5% month-to-month in July as a result of the low price of raw materials in May. The increase was a record high over the past five months, however, this growing rate has probably dropped in August.   The average price for copper in London Metal Exchange (LME) was only slightly higher than US$ 9,000 per metric ton in May and June, less than the high of US$...

2011.10.07

Tsinghua Tongfang Wins Projects for Cool Storage

Tsinghua Tongfang has signed projects with Shenzhen Binhai Hospital and China Guangdong Nuclear Power (CGNP) Plaza for chilled water thermal storage project and ice storage project, respectively. Covering an area of more than 367,000 m2, Shenzhen Binhai Hospital plans to become a first-class hospital. The CGNP Plaza extends an area of 158,000 m2. As the new headquarters building for the Guangdong ...

2011.10.20

Retail AC Price Sees 15% Increase in Tianjin

On September 10, the first day of the Chinese mid-autumn festival vacation, the new 2012 refrigeration year (RY 2012, from September 2011 to August 2012) has welcomed the first sales peak. The lowest ...

2011.10.15

China Releases National Energy-saving Standard for Central A

According to China’s National Standardization Committee, the country’s national energy-saving standard for central air conditioners was approved and will become effective on November 1, 2011.   ‘...

2011.10.18

Haier Freezers Well Received at IFA 2011

IFA, the Berlin consumer electronics expo, represents the latest trend in the consumer electronics industry. Haier launched its freezer during the show. With its low power consumption of 0.25 kWh per ...

2011.10.17

Excessive AC Inventory in RY2011

According to market statistics, the sales volume of inverter air conditioners exceeded that of fixed-speed air conditioners for the first time in May 2011. The market of both wall-mounted and floor-standing inverter air conditioners expanded significantly.   Although the air conditioner market appeared quite optimistic in the 2011 refrigeration year (RY2011), the problem of excessive inventor...

 
 
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