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THE 13TH FIVE-YEAR PLAN FOR ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (2016-2020)

China

Jurisdiction: 
National
Year started: 
2016
Agency: 
National Peoples Congress and NDRC
Sector: 

Comprised of 20 Parts, the 13th five-year plan is divided into 20 sections, of which the following relate to energy:  

  • NEW SYSTEMS FOR DEVELOPMENT DEVELOPMENT
  • AGRICULTURAL MODERNIZATION
  • AN OPTIMIZED MODERN INDUSTRIAL SYSTEM
  • MODERN INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORKS NETWORKS
  • NEW URBANIZATION
  • DEVELOPMENT COORDINATED BETWEEN  REGIONS
  • ECOSYSTEMS AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Relevant to energy efficiency are various measures, including:

  • "100, 1,000, 10,000" energy conservation initiative to the top 100 energy consuming enterprises and top 1,000 energy consuming enterprises on the provincial government level and other high energy consuming sectors to reduce energy consumption facilitate energy management;
  • Water conservation to supress usage below 670 billion cubic centimeters and encourage alternative water sources with the promotion of water label efficiency schemes;
  • Mineral resource and land conservation; 
  • Economic Circular Resource Initiatives; 
  • Pollution Prevention: A 25% reduction in the number of days of heavy air pollution registered in the air pollution monitoring system, achieved primarily through environmental protection standards for vehicles, watercraft, and fuel oil.
Learn more: 
http://en.ndrc.gov.cn/newsrelease/201612/P020161207645765233498.pdf
 

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