Saturday, 14 April 2012
China slows solar, wind expansion, instead goes for nuclear and shale gas ----New report
A report in the Daily Caller of 14 April 2012 gives details of an announcement by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao that the china economy would stop expanding its wind and solar industries, choosing instead to focus on nuclear, hydroelectric and shale fracking as the energies of the future. Currently the Chinese government has 14 nuclear power plants, with 25 more under construction. China has also plans to build more dams to facilitate further development of hydroelectric power.