energy intensity

China on track to cut energy intensity by 20 percent

Date of Release: 
Jun 1 2011

China is on track to cut its energy intensity -- the amount of power consumed for every dollar of economic output -- by 20 percent from 2005 levels, a Chinese environmental policy expert said on Tuesday.

As of 2009, the most recent year considered in the report by the non-governmental Climate Policy Initiative, China is on its way to meeting its own ambitious targets for 2010, according to Qi Ye, the group's director at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

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