The extraordinarily rapid development of the Chinese electricity sector casts a long shadow over global issues including environmental quality, climate and economic growth. Investors and policy makers alike have been concerned to trace out China's likely energy futures. Related to these issues, Heller's presentation will focus on the questions of:
1) when will Chinese power shortages disappear?;
2) how will prospective reforms in the sector affect the conduct and organization of generators and utilities?;
3) what are the relative (environmental and economic prospects for coal and other electricity fuel sources? 4) how can national and international policies affect these choice