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Environment and circular economy transition in China

Straw clean-heating is being promoted in Northern China

China has abundant crop straw resources. According to statistics, the annual resource utilization is about 837 million tons, and about 137 million tons are not effectively utilized. In recent years, the Chinese government has attached great importance to the problem of clean-heating in the northern regions and encouraged the promotion of biomass heating technologies such as straw in rural areas to replace traditional raw coal combustion and alleviate air pollution.

GIZ supported the 2019 Annual Conference of China Biogas Society

As the use of biogas gradually weighs up in China, especially in rural areas, there are amplifying voices asking for exchanges in the biogas sector. Against this background, 2019 Annual Conference of China Biogas Society was held from November 11th to 13th in Chengdu. During the conference, GIZ played a supportive role together with Biogas […]

Strengthening the Sino-German Biomethane Technology Exchange: Design Review Workshop of Pilot Plant

In early 2019, the project team of “Sino-German Strategic Alliance for Advanced Biomethane Technology” completed the overall design of the pilot plant in Inner Mongolia. To better understand and evaluate the current design from the various perspective of multi-stakeholders as well as to strengthen the Sino-German exchange on biomethane technology, GIZ, together with its project partners, organized a workshop at the site of the pilot plant in Ulanhot, Inner Mongolia. More than 70 representatives from government, academia and private sector participated the two day event on July 3-4, 2019.

Shaping the Future of China’s Biogas Sector – Kick-Off Workshop on Sino-German Strategic Alliance for Advanced Biomethane Technology

On 31 October 2018, the Sino-German Strategic Alliance for Advanced Biomethane Technology Project (“the STA Project” hereafter) was officially launched at its kick-off workshop in Hangzhou. With the aim of introducing the project and the project overall objective to China’s biomethane sector, the kick-off event attracted over 30 participants from government, private sector and academia […]