|Chinese Premier Li Keqiang presides over a working conference on saving energy, reducing emissions and tackling climate change, in Beijing, capital of China, March 21, 2014. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)|
BEIJING, March 23 -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang urged further work on saving energy and reducing emissions, according to an official statement released Sunday.
Li said that the environmental work and economic expansion shall be coordinated, because reducing production capacity creates huge business potential for new, green industries.
China will control total energy consumption with higher efficiency, while optimizing the industrial structure with smart power grids and clean energy like wind power, nuclear power, hydropower and photovoltaic power generation, Li said.