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In the January-August period, the installed capacity of wind power in China increased 16.6%

China’s installed capacity of renewable energy notched up rapid growth in the first eight months of the year amid the country’s pursuit of green development. In the January-August period, the installed capacity of wind power increased 16.6 percent year on year to around 340 million kilowatts, while the installed capacity of solar power generation came … Continue reading In the January-August period, the installed capacity of wind power in China increased 16.6%

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China plans to double renewable energy generation by building more wind turbines, solar panels by 2025

China’s usage of renewable energy sources will surpass 50 percent in the overall energy usage increments by 2025, and wind and solar energies will be doubled over 2020, further accelerating the process of China achieving its stated carbon emissions goal, Shanghai Securities News reported on Saturday. Li Chuangjun, director general of the Department of New … Continue reading China plans to double renewable energy generation by building more wind turbines, solar panels by 2025

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China building world’s largest green hydrogen plant

The facility in Xinjiang will use renewable energy to break down water into oxygen and hydrogen, the latter of which can then be liquefied and used as fuel. The facility should help to reduce the country’s carbon emissions by around 500,000 tonnes a year. The project in Kuqa in the south of the region uses … Continue reading China building world’s largest green hydrogen plant

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Concentrated Solar Power Projects Updates in China

Feasibility Study Bidding for SPIC Hami 1GW Concentrated Solar Power+PV Project Xinjiang Energy & Chemical Co., Ltd. of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) invited public bids for the feasibility study of SPIC Hami 1GW CSP+PV Project, which includes 100MW of CSP and 900MW of PV. RFQ for Datang Shichengzi 1GW Concentrated Solar Power+PV Demonstration Project … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power Projects Updates in China

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Hong Kong Power to Seek Approval for Offshore Wind Farm

Hong Kong-based CLP Holdings Ltd. will submit an offshore wind project for approval as it seeks to capitalize on falling renewable energy costs and as surging prices of fossil fuels bite. CLP, one of the two main electricity generators in the city, will seek government consent for the project in a forthcoming development plan, Chief … Continue reading Hong Kong Power to Seek Approval for Offshore Wind Farm

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IRENA Presents Plan for China to Reach Carbon Neutrality through Renewables

As part of the strategic partnership with China, IRENA has launched a 13-Point Plan for the world’s biggest producer and consumer of energy in support of the country’s climate commitments. China aims for its carbon emissions to peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. While China’s scale, and the need to balance economic … Continue reading IRENA Presents Plan for China to Reach Carbon Neutrality through Renewables

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China to double wind, solar energy capacity by 2025

China aims to double its wind and solar capacity by 2025, according to a new road map that also allows for more coal-fired power plants to bolster energy security.The world’s biggest polluter earlier estimated it needs to double wind and solar use by 2030 to deliver on its pledges under the Paris climate accord. The … Continue reading China to double wind, solar energy capacity by 2025

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China’s first deep-sea floating wind turbine “Fuyao” towed in Guangdong

At the end of last week, China deployed its largest floating wind turbine as part of a project designed to advance the technology and demonstrate the capabilities of floating wind power generation. According to the reports from CSSC and state media, the giant construction was uniquely designed for deep-sea and challenging conditions, including the ability … Continue reading China’s first deep-sea floating wind turbine “Fuyao” towed in Guangdong

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China’s Wind Power Push Threatens US Strategic Interests

The war in Ukraine has jolted energy markets— driving oil and gas prices to their highest levels in over a decade and leaving governments scrambling to secure energy supplies. In the months since Russia’s invasion, policymakers have faced a hard truth: energy policy is security policy, and it has been neglected for far too long. … Continue reading China’s Wind Power Push Threatens US Strategic Interests

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Hong Kong could get first offshore wind farm in 2027

HK Electric reveals plan to build 600-hectare wind farm, consisting of between 13 and 19 wind turbines, about 4km southwest off Lamma Island. Wind farm would reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 284,000 tonnes annually, equal to the yearly carbon absorption of about 6,000 trees. Hong Kong could get its first offshore wind farm in 2027, … Continue reading Hong Kong could get first offshore wind farm in 2027

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BloombergNEF Ranks Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group in Top Five Wind Turbine Manufacturers of 2021 in China

Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group (“Shanghai Electric Wind Power” or “the Company”) has been named as one of the top five wind turbine manufacturers in China, with its newly added offshore wind capacity overtaking all the other industry players in China in 2021, according to BloombergNEF’s China’s Top 10 Wind Turbine Manufacturers in 2021 report. … Continue reading BloombergNEF Ranks Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group in Top Five Wind Turbine Manufacturers of 2021 in China

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Wind power in China’s Sichuan province reduces CO2 pollution every year

The Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture was home to Sichuan’s first ever wind power base in 2011, and it is now the largest one in Southwestern China. Zheng Songwu has this report. Nobody had believed that the wind in Sichuan could prove as effective as it is today, mainly due to the technology at the time … Continue reading Wind power in China’s Sichuan province reduces CO2 pollution every year

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China installed half of the world’s new wind capacity in 2021

In 2021, China accounted for 51% of the world’s new global wind additions – taking global capacity additions to 92.5GW. That’s according to new research published by Rethink Energy, which claims that even though these additions were 25% less than 2020, figures still heavily surpassed the expectations of 86.4GW. No other single country came close … Continue reading China installed half of the world’s new wind capacity in 2021

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China identifies enough wind potential in mountainous Tibet for clean energy

China has identified enough wind energy potential in Tibet to power the UK, Germany and France combined, and plans to further develop the region to help meet its ambitious climate targets. Tibet has enough sites with strong, steady wind to install 600 gigawatts of turbines, with another 420 gigawatts possible in parts of the plateau … Continue reading China identifies enough wind potential in mountainous Tibet for clean energy

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China’s wind turbine costs have bottomed out, says Goldwind

China’s greatest wind turbine maker said there’s no more space at costs to fall in the biggest market after a dramatic decrease in costs. Costs for turbines in China have plunged from about $700,000 per megawatt in mid 2020 to about $470,000 toward the end of last year, and bids for new projects are averaging … Continue reading China’s wind turbine costs have bottomed out, says Goldwind

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Surging offshore wind power boosts China’s green development

After operating steadily for three months, an offshore wind farm in Shantou City, south China’s Guangdong Province, generated over 100 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity by March 29, according to the developer Datang Shantou New Energy Co., Ltd. The Shantou Datang Lemen I offshore wind power project, with 35 wind turbines, is located near the … Continue reading Surging offshore wind power boosts China’s green development

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China’s first one-gigawatt offshore wind power project exceeds 1 billion kilowatt-hours

Electricity generation from China’s first gigawatt-scale offshore wind farm has exceeded 1 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh).The Shapa wind power project was first connected to the grid at full capacity on December 25, 2021, with a total installed capacity of 2 million kilowatts. Since then, it has produced more than 1,000 million kWh of clean electricity, enough … Continue reading China’s first one-gigawatt offshore wind power project exceeds 1 billion kilowatt-hours

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Wind energy, solar power installed surge in China

China’s installed capacity for generating wind and solar power increased dramatically in the first two months of the year as the country revs up efforts to achieve carbon neutrality, official data showed. In the January-February period, the installed capacity of wind power jumped 17.5 percent year on year to reach 330 million kilowatts, said the … Continue reading Wind energy, solar power installed surge in China

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Wind power industry helps China with carbon neutrality goal

The Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games was the first carbon neutral Olympic Games in history, and the wind power industry in Zhangbei County made great contribution towards achieving this goal, said Wu Gang, chairman of Goldwind Science and Technology and member of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), on … Continue reading Wind power industry helps China with carbon neutrality goal

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