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Top China Wind Power Producer Shines as Fewer Wind Turbines Sit Idle

The Chinese government’s moves to ramp up renewable energy consumption have sparked optimism over the future of China Longyuan Power Group Corp., the country’s biggest wind power producer.   Around half of the 29 analysts covering Longyuan have raised their price target for its Hong Kong-listed stock over the past month, according to data compiled … Continue reading Top China Wind Power Producer Shines as Fewer Wind Turbines Sit Idle

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LOC Renewables to provide services for 250MW Pinghai Bay Offshore Wind Farm second phase

LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, the premier international marine and engineering consultancy, has announced it is to carry out marine warranty survey (MWS) services for the second phase of the Pinghai Bay Offshore Wind Farm near Putian, Fujian province, China, on behalf of Haixia Goldenbridge Insurance Co., Ltd. The agreement represents the first … Continue reading LOC Renewables to provide services for 250MW Pinghai Bay Offshore Wind Farm second phase

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Abengoa is awarded two new concentrated solar power projects in China

Abengoa provide the technology and develop the engineering to the LuNeng Haixi 50 MW solar thermal tower plant project, in the Qinghai province. The company will also be responsible for providing the technology and engineering for the Royal Tech Yumen project for a 50 MW solar thermal parabolic trough plant to be constructed in the … Continue reading Abengoa is awarded two new concentrated solar power projects in China

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Why aren’t China’s wind farms producing more electricity?

China has made large investments in wind power over the past decade, but estimates suggest that Chinese wind farms are producing less electricity than hoped for. Writing in Environmental Research Letters (ERL), a team advises that if the country is to achieve national goals and increase utilization up to US levels, in addition to addressing … Continue reading Why aren’t China’s wind farms producing more electricity?

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Xinjiang’s renewable energy power generation soars in Q1

New renewable energy power generation surged in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the first quarter of the year as local authorities sought to improve the energy mix. Wind and solar power generation rose 35 percent and 38 percent year on year to 7.6 billion kwh and 2.3 billion kwh, respectively, according to the … Continue reading Xinjiang’s renewable energy power generation soars in Q1

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China’s power use rises 9.8 pct in Q1

China’s electricity consumption, a key barometer of economic activity, rose 9.8 percent to 1.6 trillion kilowatt hours in Q1. In March alone, power use stood at 532 billion kilowatt hours, up 3.6 percent year on year, according to data released by the National Energy Administration(NEA). Electricity used by the service sector rose 16.7 percent in … Continue reading China’s power use rises 9.8 pct in Q1

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Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy strategy in China

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) took a new step in reinforcing its offshore strategy in China today when signing an additional licensing agreement with partner Shanghai Electric. This agreement is in line with the information on licensing as presented at the SGRE Capital Markets Day on February 15, 2018, and a part of SGRE’s L3AD2020 … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa reinforces offshore wind energy strategy in China

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China’s renewable energy reports record high installed capacity in 2017

China’s renewable energy registered an installed capacity of 650 million kilowatts in 2017, a record high, according to a senior energy official. The renewable energy made up 36.6 percent of the country’s total installed capacity of power and generated electricity of 1.7 trillion kilowatt hours last year, according to Liu Baohua, deputy head of the … Continue reading China’s renewable energy reports record high installed capacity in 2017

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Tekmar, SBSS partner on Chinese offshore wind cable works

ekmar and SBSS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate as each other’s preferred partner in offering export and inter-array cable protection to the Chinese Offshore Wind Market. Under the terms of the MoU the two companies will jointly promote their market-leading services in cable protection systems and subsea cable installation respectively. Besides being … Continue reading Tekmar, SBSS partner on Chinese offshore wind cable works

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China wastes less wind energy in 2017

China wasted less wind power last year with both curtailment volume and rate dropping, official data showed Wednesday. China’s wind power curtailment volume fell by 7.8 billion kwh in 2017 compared with that in 2016, while its curtailment rate dropped 5.2 percent year on year, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA). Oversupply, system inflexibility … Continue reading China wastes less wind energy in 2017

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Guangdong to begin building over 10 offshore wind farms this year

Southern China’s Guangdong Province plans to begin construction of more than 10 offshore wind farms this year, Governor Ma Xingrui said Thursday. The new wind power projects off the coast of Guangdong are expected to generate a total capacity of 3.65 gigawatts (GW), Ma told local lawmakers in a report on the work of the … Continue reading Guangdong to begin building over 10 offshore wind farms this year

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China’s renewable energy capacity grew in 2017

China’s renewable energy capacity continued to expand in 2017 and has achieved major improvement in solving renewable energy problems, said a senior official with the National Energy Administration. Renewable energy capacity reached 650 million kilowatts by the end of 2017, up by 14 percent year-on-year, accounting for 36.6 percent of the nation’s total installed capacity, … Continue reading China’s renewable energy capacity grew in 2017

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Siemens Gamesa continues to grow in China

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to grow in China – the world’s biggest wind market – having signed two new agreements for the supply of 96 MW: 48 MW to the Chinese utility Datang and other 48 MW to the Chinese General Nuclear Power Group (CGN). Under the terms of the contract signed with … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa continues to grow in China

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15 GW Concentrated Solar Power projects to compete for China 2nd batch pilot projects

111 CSP projects with total capacity of 9GW took part in the application of the 1st batch of 1.349GW China 20 CSP pilot projects in September 2016. Till now, 15 months have passed, China official National Energy Administration indicated that according to the construction status of the 1st batch of CSP pilot projects, China would … Continue reading 15 GW Concentrated Solar Power projects to compete for China 2nd batch pilot projects

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CGN to build 3 GW offshore wind farm southern China

China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) said Friday it would build a 3 gigawatt deepwater wind power project off the coast of Guangdong Province. The country’s largest nuclear power operator said it would install wind turbines at two deepwater sea areas near the city of Jieyang. The company plans to invest 5 billion yuan (760 … Continue reading CGN to build 3 GW offshore wind farm southern China

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Vestas secures 51 MW order in China

Vestas has secured a contract with a long-term customer to supply 23 V110-2.0 MW turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode. The project will be located in the Liaoning Province of Northeastern China and lifts Vestas’ order intake in 2017 to more than 760 MW – the highest since 2011. The order also includes … Continue reading Vestas secures 51 MW order in China

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New Chinese customer chooses Vestas for first wind energy project

The wind farm is the new customer’s first wind energy project, underlining Vestas’ role as a trusted partner in the world’s biggest wind power market and its position as the leading foreign OEM in China. The order includes 35 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines delivered in 2.2 MW Power Optimised Mode for a project in Dezhou … Continue reading New Chinese customer chooses Vestas for first wind energy project

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Wind energy may spin without subsidy

It should be feasible to scrap the subsidy support for China’s wind power development by 2022 given the expected decline in generation costs from lower turbine costs and higher production yields, analysts said. Considering that turbine costs should decline further and new generation turbines should produce more kilowatt-hour for the same capacity, it is highly … Continue reading Wind energy may spin without subsidy

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Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

Vestas’ high tower solutions continue to open up the Chinese wind energy market for projects in low- and ultra-low-wind sites. Vestas’ new tubular steel tower offers higher hub height, increasing energy output at a much lower weight than the towers usually used in the Chinese market. The reduced use of steel in these taller towers … Continue reading Tall tower solutions secure another wind power order in China

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Vestas introduces V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to China

In response to customer demand for a turbine for low and ultra-low wind conditions, Vestas today officially introduced the V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to the Chinese market, as a build-up to China Wind Power 2017, the annual trade fair in China’s wind power industry. The V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine combines Vestas’ industry-leading innovation with the 2 MW … Continue reading Vestas introduces V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to China

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