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Shenzhen bio-tech companies leads in the Bio Industry Convention

Shenzhen bio-tech companies leads in the Bio Industry Convention

Bio companies and research institutes in Shenzhen were the highlight during the 2011 China Bio Industry Convention. The companies were offering various variety of technology. Beijing Ge-nomics Institute a Shenzhen based company participated in the convention by displaying two transgenic pigs. The mini pigs only weigh a third of the weight of a normal pig. [...]

Jun 20 2011, 2:08 pm | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Thermal technology used for cooling system

Thermal technology used for cooling system

The use of ice thermal storage technology in central air conditioning systems was suggested to make efficient use of energy. The cooling systems can be turn on at night and at off peak hours to store electricity that will be used later during the daytime. Shenzhen Federation of Energy Experts said that the system can [...]

Jun 20 2011, 8:50 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

National Energy Administration Already Achieved 2015 Solar Power Target for

National Energy Administration reached solar energy target for 2015

According to the National Energy Administration, China has already doubled their solar energy target for 2015.  Following the announcement, the government will be expecting a 20 percent drop in price for domestic solar power in the next five years. China is one of the world’s biggest consumers of energy and the country has been relying [...]

Jun 14 2011, 1:03 pm | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Pilot Program for Garbage Classification to Start Next Year

Pilot programs for garbage classification to start next year

500 residential communities, government offices and schools will be participating in a pilot program in garbage classification starting next year. Pilot communities that will have noticeable decrease in their garbage volume will be rewarded. Some of the communities have been promoting garbage classification early this year, and the bureau said that they would be rewarding [...]

Jun 8 2011, 8:28 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Plastic bottles to be used to construct stage for the Universiade ceremonies

Plastic bottles to be used to construct stage for the Universiade ceremonies

In a campaign launched by the Universiade organizing committee near the Shenzhen Bay Coastal Park that will help them collect 11 million used plastic bottles that will be used in building a stage that will be used for the opening ceremony for the Universiade games. Collection points are set up near residential communities and office [...]

Jun 7 2011, 8:23 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Government to Consider Total Ban of Plastic Bags

Government to consider total ban of plastic bags

An extended ban on the use of plastic bags by shops and restaurants to hospitals in an effort to reduce further the use of the environmentally harmful products is being considered. The Ministry of Commerce is conducting  research that seeks public opinion on continuing the ban. Although there is no time table on when the [...]

May 26 2011, 8:09 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Monitoring system installed to check green vehicles

Monitoring system installed to check green vehicles

20 automatic monitoring systems are installed by the police that are capable of detecting vehicles without green labels from entering restricted areas. 12 of them are located in Shennan Boulevard and the others are scattered in throughout Sungang, Shangbu and Xinzhou roads and one in Nanhai Boulevard. These tougher regulations is the city’s way in [...]

May 19 2011, 8:06 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Methanol Fuel to be Sold in Gas Stations Soon

Methanol fuel to be sold in gas stations soon

The first methanol fuel station is set to open in Bao’an; the fuel station was developed by Shenzhen Beike Energy Co. The methanol that will be sold in the stations will contain an additive called SM-X. The SM-X fuel is said to be clean and environmentally friendly, since the sulfur content of methanol is only [...]

May 6 2011, 2:29 pm | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

Dude, Where’s My Electric Car?

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If 80’s Sci-Fi flicks had it right, I’d have come to work this morning via Jetpack and my lunch would have consisted of pellets that turn into a giant bowl of chicken when placed in the microwave; or perhaps, I would have driven to work in my electric powered car, courtesy of a forward-looking company [...]

May 4 2011, 4:51 pm | Posted in Featured,GreenTech | Read More »

Lights off in Shenzhen during Earth hour

Lights off in Shenzhen during Earth hour

Landmark buildings and residential homes in Shenzhen turned off their lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm in observation for the Earth hour last Saturday to join in the efforts to arouse awareness for environmental protection. Skyscrapers and companies in the Futian district all participated in the campaign and at the same time stages an [...]

Mar 28 2011, 11:21 am | Posted in GreenTech | Read More »

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