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Energy Efficiency

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 849–861 | Cite as

Revision on China’s energy data by sector and fuel type at provincial level

  • Hua LiaoEmail author
  • Ce Wang
  • Yanan Liu
  • Yixuan Gao
  • Fangzhi Wang
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Abstract

More and more literature are investigating the energy efficiency performance at provincial level. However, there are many problems in provincial energy balances in the officially released yearbooks, such as inconsistencies of statistical scope, the large gap between national data and sum of provincial data, and nontransparent data revision. Using yearbook data directly may result in errors and even some contradictory-to-actuality conclusions. Given this, based on the national economic census, this paper systematically revises and adjusts the 1995–2014 energy balances at province level. A four-dimension (province, year, sector, and energy type) energy dataset is constructed, which supports the structural energy efficiency research at provincial level.

Keywords

Energy balance Data revision China Province 

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank the supports from National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 71322306, 71273027, 71521002, 71673026, 71642004), China’s National Key R&D Program (2016YFA0602801), Joint Development Program of Beijing Municipal Commission of Education, and Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation. The views expressed in this paper are solely authors’ own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the supporting agencies and authors’ affiliations.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hua Liao
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
    Email author
  • Ce Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Yanan Liu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Yixuan Gao
    • 6
  • Fangzhi Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.School of Management and EconomicsBeijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina
  2. 2.Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEP)Beijing Institute of TechnologyBeijingChina
  3. 3.Sustainable Development Research Institute for Economy and Society of BeijingBeijingChina
  4. 4.Beijing Key Laboratory of Energy Economics and Environmental ManagementBeijingChina
  5. 5.Collaborative Innovation Center of Electric Vehicles in BeijingBeijingChina
  6. 6.Department of Natural Resources and the EnvironmentUniversity of New HampshireDurhamUSA

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