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China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

China was in 2020 for the third consecutive year the world leader in new wind turbines for offshore wind power, with more than 3 gigawatts of new offshore wind farm capacity, according to the Global Wind Energy Council. “Although China was first hit by the COVID-19 epidemic, the impact on the offshore wind sector was … Continue reading China installs half of new offshore wind energy capacity by 2020

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China’s wind energy maintains growth in 2020

China’s renewable energy generation rose 8.4 percent year on year to 2.21 trillion kWh in 2020, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said Saturday. By the end of last year, the total national installed capacity of renewable energy generation had hit 934 million kilowatts, up 17.5 percent year on year. Meanwhile, the country wasted less renewable … Continue reading China’s wind energy maintains growth in 2020

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A gust of growth in China makes 2020 a record year for wind energy

The 2020 new wind power capacity figures for China, released yesterday by the National Energy Administration (NEA), are truly formidable. The NEA announced that a staggering 71.7 GW of new wind capacity was installed last year – more than double China’s previous annual growth record and far exceeding GWEC’s Q3 2020 expectations. Ben Backwell, CEO … Continue reading A gust of growth in China makes 2020 a record year for wind energy

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China’s offshore wind energy efforts gain ground

China’s offshore wind power, boosted by policy support and improved technology, has been a fast-growing segment over the past few years, and is expected to continue to do so in the next decade, insiders said. By the end of 2019, the country’s accumulated grid-connected installed capacity reached 5.93 million kilowatts, reaching its target a year … Continue reading China’s offshore wind energy efforts gain ground

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CGN starts wind farm with hybrid wind turbines

The 401.5 megawatt Yangjiang Nanpeng Island offshore wind farm, featuring hybrid-drive wind turbines supplied by Mingyang Smart Energy, was fully commissioned on Dec 16, said its operator China General Nuclear Power Corp, one of the country’s largest nuclear power companies. The project saw its first turbine installed at the site off Guangdong province in July … Continue reading CGN starts wind farm with hybrid wind turbines

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China will bring total installed wind energy and solar power capacity to more than 1.2 billion kilowatts by 2030

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that China will bring its total installed wind power and solar energy capacity to more than 1.2 billion kilowatts by 2030. Xi made the announcement while delivering a speech at the Climate Ambition Summit via video link. China is now committing to reduce its emissions per unit of … Continue reading China will bring total installed wind energy and solar power capacity to more than 1.2 billion kilowatts by 2030

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China’s Offshore Wind Energy Industry Post-2021

From its first 102 MW Donghai Bridge Wind Farm near Shanghai commissioned in 2010, China has since been busy building swathes of turbines at sea with nearly 7 GW of capacity already installed as of December 2019. While China is considered a late bloomer in the offshore wind industry, it is expected to surpass offshore … Continue reading China’s Offshore Wind Energy Industry Post-2021

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Protermosolar adds value to the Spanish concentrated solar power industry in China

The 10th CSP Focus, which takes place in China, brings together more than forty global speakers from the concentrated solar power sector with the aim of sharing information and promoting the expansion of the use of solar thermal energy.Gonzalo Martín, general secretary of Protermosolar, is one of the two Spaniards attending the congress. Spain is … Continue reading Protermosolar adds value to the Spanish concentrated solar power industry in China

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Climate change: China aims for ‘carbon neutrality by 2060’

China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping has announced. Mr Xi outlined the steps when speaking via videolink to the UN General Assembly in New York. The announcement is being seen as a significant step in the fight against climate change. China is the … Continue reading Climate change: China aims for ‘carbon neutrality by 2060’

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China’s CNOOC launches first offshore wind power plant

China’s offshore oil and gas major CNOOC Ltd announced on Tuesday that its first offshore wind power project has connected to the grid and begun to generate power The wind energy project, located in the sea area nearby China’s eastern province of Jiangsu, and with a total installed capacity of 300 megawatts, is scheduled to … Continue reading China’s CNOOC launches first offshore wind power plant

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China is rapidly building a world-beating wind energy revolution

An army of sea giants is emerging along China’s coastline. Mysterious and magnificent, they rise up from the waves, limbs outstretched, gently whirring in the breeze. From north of Shanghai down to Hong Kong, across a thousand-mile stretch of water, hundreds of these otherworldly creations will one day be able to provide enough energy to … Continue reading China is rapidly building a world-beating wind energy revolution

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PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC to invest in hydrogen and wind energy

China’s state-owned power producers described initiatives to develop hydrogen and wind power after their profits fell along with the price of oil in the first half, but their renewable energy projects could take years to materialize. The tentative plans set out by PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC Ltd come as large global energy companies like BP … Continue reading PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC to invest in hydrogen and wind energy

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Delingha: A Leap for Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Technology

The 50-MW Delingha concentrated solar power tower plant located on the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau in China was developed, built, and continues to be refined by a company dedicated to solar tower technology research. China, a country that has added more than 200 GW of solar photovoltaic capacity over the last decade, in 2016 pushed developers … Continue reading Delingha: A Leap for Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Technology

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China to account for over 25% global offshore wind power capacity by 2030

The global offshore wind energy segment is likely to grow sevenfold by 2030 driven primarily by wind turbines additions from three major markets, China, the UK and the US.China will lead the offshore wind farm race with over 25% of new offshore wind power capacity expected to be added by 2030, followed by the UK … Continue reading China to account for over 25% global offshore wind power capacity by 2030

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Ming Yang installs 1GW of offshore wind turbines

MingYang Smart Energy now has 1,000 MW in offshore wind turbines installed. The company reached the milestone with the Yangjiang Nanpeng Island offshore wind farm owned by China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), which will feature 73 MySE5.5-155 wind turbines. MingYang also said that its order book in offshore wind is 5.94 GW. Construction of … Continue reading Ming Yang installs 1GW of offshore wind turbines

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Vestas wind power surpasses 1 GW of orders in China in 2020

Vestas has secured a 101 MW order for a wind farm in China that includes the supply of 42 V120-2.2 MW turbines delivered in 2.4 MW power optimized mode, as well as an Active Output Management 4000 service contract ( AOM 4000) for 20 years. With this order, Vestas has reached an order intake for … Continue reading Vestas wind power surpasses 1 GW of orders in China in 2020

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China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy

The world’s offshore wind farm capacity could grow eightfold by the end of the decade powered by a clean energy surge led by China, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). A new industry report has revealed stronger than expected growth for the offshore wind industry, which could reach 234GW by 2030, from a … Continue reading China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy

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China’s Wind Investment Strong Till 2022; SOEs Lead Solar Development

Fitch Ratings-Hong Kong/Shanghai-06 August 2020: Connection deadlines to secure wind-power subsidies are likely to boost investment by Chinese power generators (gencos) in 2020-2021, says Fitch Ratings. Meanwhile, state-owned gencos are set to lead greenfield solar development to diversify their fuel mix, which we expect will reverse the segment’s dominance by private gencos. The high investments … Continue reading China’s Wind Investment Strong Till 2022; SOEs Lead Solar Development

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China’s wind energy and solar power generation capacity grows in first half

China experienced strong growth in renewable energy generation capacity in the first half of this year, according to data from the National Energy Administration. Photovoltaic generation capacity increased 20 percent year-on-year to reach 127.8 billion kilowatt hours, while wind power generation capacity increased 10.9 percent compared to the same period last year, to stand at … Continue reading China’s wind energy and solar power generation capacity grows in first half

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China’s self-developed 10-MW offshore wind turbine starts operation

An offshore wind turbine with a capacity of 10 MW started operating Sunday in east China’s Fujian Province, according to Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC), the turbine’s manufacturer based in the southwestern city of Chengdu. It is estimated that the wind energy converter, jointly developed by DEC and China Three Gorges Corporation, can produce 40 million … Continue reading China’s self-developed 10-MW offshore wind turbine starts operation

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