Louis Schwartz's Articles

- November 13, 2008

"Smart" Energy Management for China's Transmission Grid

On November 9th the Chinese government approved a US $586 billion stimulus plan focused on large-scale investment in low-income housing, water, rural infrastructure and electricity...

- October 20, 2008

The Future of the Electric Car in China

A recent New York Times article reporting that a Warren Buffett controlled company will pay 1.8 billion Hong Kong dollars for a 9.89% share of BYD Automotive, the Chinese battery and...

- August 28, 2008

Follow-Up: How Can China's Wind Power Industry Be Growing So Fast?

This summer, a two-part story written by China Strategies LLC elicited many questions about the Chinese wind power industry. Many of the questions were raised by the investment community...

- August 06, 2008

Beijing Olympics Show China's Renewable Energy Aspirations

From the standpoint of energy and the environment, the Summer Olympics in Beijing, a city of 15 million people, pose a stark juxtaposition of the reality of China today and the vision...

- July 18, 2008

China's Wind Power Industry: Localizing Equipment Manufacturing

When 2007 ended, China's installed base of wind power totaled just over 6 gigawatts (GW), earning the country fifth place among the world's largest wind energy producers (after Germany,...

- June 16, 2008

China's Wind Power Industry: Blowing Past Expectations

At the end of 2007, China's installed base of wind power totaled just over 6 gigawatts (GW), making China the fifth largest producer of wind power, after Germany, the U.S., Spain and...

- May 16, 2008

China Fuels Ethanol Industry with Yams, Sweet Potatoes and Cassava

In 2006, China imported 145 million tons of crude oil, accounting for 44% of its consumption of oil. With the rapid growth in vehicle sales in China, consumption of fuel oil for vehicles...

Louis Schwartz

Louis Schwartz

Lou Schwartz, a lawyer and China specialist who focuses his work on the energy and metals sectors in the People's Republic of China, is a frequent contributor to Renewable Energy World. Through China Strategies LLC, Lou, who is fluent in...

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