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China’s “New” Energy Administration

Erica S. Downs

INTRODUCTION

China’s new National Energy Administration (NEA), established in March 2008, is the PRC government’s latest attempt to create an effective national-level energy institution. Periodic restructurings of China’s energy bureaucracy since 1949 have produced a series of institutions that lacked the authority, autonomy, resources, and tools to govern the energy sector. NEA is unlikely to be an exception.

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