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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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China aims to build 450 GW of solar, wind power on Gobi desert

China plans to build 450 gigawatts (GW) of solar and wind power generation capacity on the Gobi and other desert regions, the chief of the state planner said on Saturday, as part of efforts to boost renewable power use to meet climate change goals.“China is going to build the biggest scale of solar and wind … Continue reading China aims to build 450 GW of solar, wind power on Gobi desert

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China to build two 16-megawatt wind turbines

A company will erect them in the South China Sea. One of them, the MySE 16.0-242 wind turbine, can power 20,000 homes and has a useful life of 25 years. Each of its blades will measure 118 meters and will be 242 meters high. Clean energies are “renewable energies”: energy sources based on the use … Continue reading China to build two 16-megawatt wind turbines

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China overtakes UK as world’s largest offshore wind power provider

Globally,10.5 gigawatts (GW) of wind power capacity was added in 2021, of which 8GW was in China. China built three times as much offshore wind-farm capacity as the rest of the world put together during 2021 – and figures show wide disparities between European nations’ rates of wind farm construction. Updated information from the International … Continue reading China overtakes UK as world’s largest offshore wind power provider

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China Three Gorges Power to invest $6.5bn in offshore wind power

Chinese state-owned power firm China Three Gorges Corporation is to spend $6.5 billion on three off-shore wind farms in Guangdong province amid schemes to diversify its portfolio. Combined, the three plants will give the firm a total of 5 million kilowatts wind power capacity, making it the largest offshore operator worldwide, according to the Financial … Continue reading China Three Gorges Power to invest $6.5bn in offshore wind power

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China’s largest offshore wind farm connected to power grid

China’s largest offshore wind farm in terms of single-unit capacity off the eastern province of Jiangsu was connected to the power grid at full capacity on Saturday. It marks one of the latest moves made by China to expand clean energy to meet growing needs for power and at the same time reduce emissions to meet its … Continue reading China’s largest offshore wind farm connected to power grid

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Xizang’s first distributed wind farm connected to power grid

A distributed wind farm, the first of its kind in Southwest China’s Xizang Autonomous Region, has been connected to the power grid, boosting the development of the local economy. The wind farm in Trigu township in Comai county, the world’s highest wind energy project situated at an altitude of between 4,850 and 5,500 meters above … Continue reading Xizang’s first distributed wind farm connected to power grid

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China to add 70% of new global wind power up to 2030

China is forecast to account nearly 70% of new wind power capacity additions globally within a decade boosted by the country’s robust electricity demand. Consulting firm Wood Mackenzie in its fourth quarter forecast expects a 69 gigawatts (GW) increase in new wind power capacity additions globally for the period of 2021 to 2030 with 48GW … Continue reading China to add 70% of new global wind power up to 2030

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China Wind Power Capacity Exceeds 300 Gigawatts

China’s grid-connected installed capacity of wind power has exceeded 300 gigawatts, doubling from the level five years ago, the official People’s Daily reported. The sector accounts for about 13% of the country’s total installed power capacity, up 0.3 percentage point from the end of 2020, the report said, citing figures from the National Energy Administration. … Continue reading China Wind Power Capacity Exceeds 300 Gigawatts

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China’s installed capacity of renewable energy reaches one billion kilowatts

The first Sino-foreign joint venture offshore wind power project in China started to generate electricity in east China’s Jiangsu Province on Saturday. The joint venture constructed and operated by CNH Energy and French multinational utility company EDF has realized full capacity power generation with a total installed capacity of 500,000 kilowatts. After being put into … Continue reading China’s installed capacity of renewable energy reaches one billion kilowatts

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Study of China’s Optimal Concentrated Solar Power Development Path to 2050

As an important form of clean energy generation that provides continuous and stable power generation and is grid-friendly, concentrated solar power (CSP) has been developing rapidly in recent years. It is expected that CSP, together with wind energy and solar photovoltaic, will constitute a stable, high percentage of renewable energy generation system that will be … Continue reading Study of China’s Optimal Concentrated Solar Power Development Path to 2050

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