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5 large-scale concentrated solar power plants operational and 4 to complete in China

The year of 2019 already witnessed the successful completion of two more new-built concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in China, including Luneng Haixi 50MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Project and Power China Gonghe 50MW Molten Salt Tower CSP Project. Together with the three operational solar thermal plants finished in 2018, China now owns 5 large-scale … Continue reading 5 large-scale concentrated solar power plants operational and 4 to complete in China

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China’s climate paradox: A leader in coal and clean energy

As world leaders gather in Spain to discuss how to slow the warming of the planet, a spotlight falls on China — the top emitter of greenhouse gases. China burns about half the coal used globally each year. Between 2000 and 2018, its annual carbon emissions nearly tripled, and it now accounts for about 30% … Continue reading China’s climate paradox: A leader in coal and clean energy

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China concentrated solar power demonstration projects’ development

The year of 2018 witnessed the rapid growth of concentrated solar power (CSP) industry in China, a total capacity of 215 MW new concentrated solar power (CSP) projects were finished, which is almost 7 times of the 30 MW capacity made before that year. Coming to the year of 2019 for China, we are happy … Continue reading China concentrated solar power demonstration projects’ development

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Vestas to upgrade 100 MW of Datang’s fleet of wind turbines in China

Vestas has signed a contract with long-term customer China Datang Group to upgrade 50 V80-2.0 MW turbines in two wind farms that will increase the energy production by leveraging Vestas’ performance enhancing PowerPlus products. The upgrade will improve project reliability through site-specific optimisation of operational parameters, implementation of intelligent software algorithms and enhanced aerodynamic performance. … Continue reading Vestas to upgrade 100 MW of Datang’s fleet of wind turbines in China

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China leads the way as wind energy sees another year of stable growth

The wind power energy industry installed 51.3 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity last year, a 3.6 percent fall when compared to 2017‘s growth, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) said Tuesday. Despite this reduction, the international trade association said that the growth of the worldwide wind energy market had “been stable” since 2014, with more … Continue reading China leads the way as wind energy sees another year of stable growth

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City Roadmap 2050 Supports Low-Carbon Winter Olympics 2022 in China

The Chinese city of Zhangjiakou has stepped up its efforts to deploy renewable energy systems, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. The Agency’s first ever roadmap 2050 for the city of Zhangjiakou sets an example for Chinese cities to run their energy systems off coal and take advantage of renewable … Continue reading City Roadmap 2050 Supports Low-Carbon Winter Olympics 2022 in China

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China develops giant offshore wind turbines

China has developed a giant offshore wind turbine with a 210-meter rotor diameter, which will be put into production soon, according to the science and technology bureau of southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality. The wind turbine, coded H210-10MW, has a unit capacity of 10 megawatts and is China’s first to have a rotor diameter of more … Continue reading China develops giant offshore wind turbines

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Abengoa reaches a new milestone in its first concentrated solar power project in China

The synchronization of the turbine of the Luneng Haixi 50 MW solar thermal power plant, located in the Qinghai province, was carried out. Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has successfully carried out the synchronization of the turbine of the Luneng … Continue reading Abengoa reaches a new milestone in its first concentrated solar power project in China

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GE Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with China Huaneng Group to Build 715 MW Wind Farm in Henan Province

Record 715 MW wind power deal represents GE’s largest-ever wind energy order in Asia, and the single-largest onshore deal ever awarded to a non-Chinese WTG OEM in China. Agreement includes 286 units of GE’s 2.5-132 wind turbined, scheduled for completion by July 2020. Wind farm will power the equivalent of 500,000 homes in Henan Province. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with China Huaneng Group to Build 715 MW Wind Farm in Henan Province

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Shandong (China) reports advances in wind power and solar energy

The main industrial province of China, Shandong, in the east of the country, is taking great steps to build wind farms and photovoltaic plants. Compared to equivalent thermal power plant projects, the Laixi city wind farm can help cut standard coal consumption by 256,200 tons per year, while reducing harmful emissions, said Zhang Renqiang, technical … Continue reading Shandong (China) reports advances in wind power and solar energy

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China has big potential to develop offshore wind energy

China’s offshore wind energy has big potential to be developed, which has provided much room for growth in the domestic helicopter business, a senior executive from Airbus Helicopters said on Monday.  China has roughly a 20 percent share of global offshore wind power. It is predicted that China’s offshore wind turbines generating capacity in 2030 … Continue reading China has big potential to develop offshore wind energy

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The LCOE of onshore wind energy in China has fallen by over 40% in the past decade

“In the past decade, the LCOE of global onshore wind energy has fallen by about 25%, while the LCOE of onshore wind power in China has fallen by over 40%. By 2020, the on-grid price of wind farm projects can compete with that of coal-fired power projects and the on-grid price of PV projects will … Continue reading The LCOE of onshore wind energy in China has fallen by over 40% in the past decade

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China Playing Catch-up in Offshore wind power

In 2018,11 manufacturers installed 735 units of offshore wind turbines globally, totalling 3,693 MW of capacity. –  six out of the top ten suppliers are from China. Those companies are Shanghai Electric, Envision, Goldwind, Mingyang, United Power and XEMC. While China is certainly dominating in terms of supplying offshore wind turbines, they are still playing … Continue reading China Playing Catch-up in Offshore wind power

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First wind energy order for 200 MW in China for the Siemens Gamesa 4.X wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) continues to grow its business in China with the first contract to supply the Siemens Gamesa 4.X platform in the country. The company will install 42 wind turbines with unit rating reaching 4.8 MW, as well as provide operation and maintenance services for five years at a 200 MW wind … Continue reading First wind energy order for 200 MW in China for the Siemens Gamesa 4.X wind turbines

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Equinor to cooperate with China’s CPIH in offshore wind power

Norwegian energy firm Equinor and state-owned China Power International Holding (CPIH) plan to cooperate in offshore wind energy developments in China and Europe. The two firms signed a memorandum of understanding that they said was a step towards building a long-term strategic partnership, although an Equinor spokesman said it was to soon to outline specifics … Continue reading Equinor to cooperate with China’s CPIH in offshore wind power

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POWERCHINA Gonghe 50 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Plant Synchronized to The Grid

At 9:02 a.m., September 19th, 2019, POWERCHINA Gonghe 50 MW Tower Concentrating Solar Power Plant was synchronized to the grid as scheduled. The project is co-invested by HYDROCHINA and POWERCHINA NORTHWEST ENGINEERING CO.,LTD, with the latter being the EPC contractor. As the technology provider and one of the subcontractors, SUPCON SOLAR is responsible for the … Continue reading POWERCHINA Gonghe 50 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power Plant Synchronized to The Grid

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A true chinese miracle, this one that happened with solar power

China is a leader in wind energy, concentrated solar thermal power and, above all, photovoltaic energy. Decades earlier than originally planned, China’s power grid has reached parity in the solar power market. It means that solar energy is again cheaper than electricity in the Chinese electricity grid, an advance that can boost the prospects for … Continue reading A true chinese miracle, this one that happened with solar power

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China wind power capacity to reach 437 GW

China will reach 437,000 megawatts of total wind energy capacity by 2028, according to independent research firm Wood Mackenzie. The country is expected to add 25,000 MW of annual wind turbines capacity from 2019 to 2028. Onshore developments will account for 84% of new additions and will receive the same tariff as coal-fired power beginning … Continue reading China wind power capacity to reach 437 GW

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6 Concentrated Solar Power projects with 350 MW capacity will be newly built in China this year

A group of large-scale commercial solar thermal power (CSP) plants have been developed and constructed in China since the official announcement of national first batch of 20 demonstration projects and FiT policy accordingly. Three of the Concentrated Solar Power demos were successfully connected to the grid by the end of last year in 2018: CGN … Continue reading 6 Concentrated Solar Power projects with 350 MW capacity will be newly built in China this year

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China Develops 10 MW Permanent Magnet wind turbines for offshore wind power

China developed 10MW direct drive permanent magnet generator for offshore wind turbines completed acceptance test and is ready for shipment. The new generator is by far the largest of its kind in the country in terms of rotor diameter and unit capacity, according to its developer, Dongfang Electric Machinery Co., Ltd. in southwest China’s Sichuan … Continue reading China Develops 10 MW Permanent Magnet wind turbines for offshore wind power

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