The provincial energy inventories are collected from Chinese Energy Statistical Yearbook 1998-2018, Department of Energy Statistics of National Bureau of Statistics of the People’s Republic of China (China statistics press, 1998-2018).
Please refer to and find method descriptions at Shan et al. (2020) “China CO2 emission accounts 2016-2017. Scientific Data“, Shan et al. (2018) “China CO2 emission accounts 1997-2015. Scientific Data” and Shan et al (2016) “New provincial CO2 emission inventories in China based on apparent energy consumption data and updated emission factors. Applied Energy“.