2007-12-23 09:29:00 Xinhua English
SHANGHAI, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan on Sunday during an inspection tour to Shanghai and neighboring Jiangsu Province that more efforts should be made to speed up the development of modern energy industry and comprehensive transport system, and improve infrastructure.
Zeng said that energy structure adjustment should be oriented towards developing the new and renewable sources of energy, such as nuclear power and wind power.
He said that developing nuclear power should always put safety and quality on the priority and that wind power generating facilities and technologies should be developed on the country's own terms with focus on increasing market competitive strength.
During the inspection on the transport infrastructure in Shanghai and Jiangsu, the vice premier said the eastern provinces should improve transport layouts, set up a modern comprehensive transportation system in order to back up the rural and regional economic development.
Zeng also urged the transformation of the growth mode of economy by relying more on domestic demand, independent innovation, energy saving and pollution reduction.