Liu Qi, Deputy Director of National Department of Energy, has expressed his opinion about the rapidly increasing energy consumption in newly emerged industries featuring low energy consumption with high added value in the national energy situation news conference hold on July 27th, meanwhile new energy consumption focus and highlight is being produced continuously.
Liu Qi has based his opinion upon new energy consumption highlights which are shown below respectively:
Firstly, clean energy proportion shall keep increasing. Generating capacity of non-fossil energy based in the first half of 2015 had raised 16.0 percent, which possessed 22.9 percent of overall generating capacity, meaning 3.0 percent rising over levels of a year ago.
Secondly, the trend of power consumption rising which is now driven by tertiary industry instead of secondary industry has become obvious.
Thirdly, premium equipment manufacturing industry and light industry are now playing as the protagonist leading the resurgence of manufacturing industry power consumption.
Fourthly, the anticipation for the future growth of real economy is basically optimistic. Energy consumption is expected recovering from recession in the second half of 2015, the global pattern of energy supply and demand shall maintain a relatively easing state, while the energy consumption will keep increasing in medium-low rate. Yearly power consumption is anticipated reaching up to 5.7 TWh, which means 3 percent increasing over levels of a year ago.
From <China Chemical Reporter> vol 1270, 03 Aug 2015