Tuesday, February 15, 2005


Illegal Fires For Keeping Warm

We've covered the topic before (see here and here, for example), but just how badly does China need more energy?

China will issue an action plan for cracking down on illegal power plants within two months, brokerage house Merrill Lynch said Monday in a research report.

Local governments have been building the illegal plants to ease severe power shortages caused by the country's booming economy.
One day the Chinese Govt will accept that by encouraging such independent behavior, and working with it rather than against it, they can go much further, faster.