Beijing authorities plan to promote a solar water-heating system and a more energy-efficient charging method for central heating for the coming winter.

Beijing authorities plan to promote a solar water-heating system and a more energy-efficient charging method for central heating for the coming winter to save energy and cut emissions, reports the China Daily. Zhou Zhiwei, a professor specializing in new energies at Tsinghua University, said the plan was a good way to establish a collective solar energy system.