State versus market in China’s low-carbon energy transition: An institutional perspective

State versus market in China’s low-carbon energy transition: An institutional perspective

China has taken great strides over the last 15 years to constrain the rise of CO2 emissions from its energy sector. Energy intensity has declined, the installed capacity for wind and solar energy has soared, and the share … Continue Reading ››

China’s growing coal-fired power generation capacity

China’s growing coal-fired power generation capacity

China’s power companies are reported to have resumed the construction of large numbers of coal-fired power plants, despite a massive excess of generating capacity. Investment in non-fossil fuel capacity also proceeds. The government continues to deploy low-carbon policies and is introducing competition … Continue Reading ››