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China and IRENA Boost Ties as Leading Renewables Market Eyes Carbon Neutrality Goals

IRENA and National Energy Administration of China sign MoU to advance the transition and cooperate on market development. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the National Energy Administration of the People’s Republic of China (NEA) have today agreed to work to strengthen cooperation as the world’s largest renewable energy market builds momentum towards the … Continue reading China and IRENA Boost Ties as Leading Renewables Market Eyes Carbon Neutrality Goals

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China’s MingYang unveils country’s first floating offshore wind turbine

Chinese wind turbine manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy has launched the first floating offshore wind tower and turbine ever built in China, a 5.5MW turbine. MingYang Smart Energy revealed the achievement in a LinkedIn post , announcing that the company’s MySE5.5MW typhoon-resistant floating wind turbine had begun rolling off its production line and a prototype had … Continue reading China’s MingYang unveils country’s first floating offshore wind turbine

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Offshore wind power linked to China’s network surpasses 10m kilowatts

According to the country’s National Energy Administration (NEA), the inaugurated capacity of offshore wind power linked to China’s grid system hit 10.42 million kilowatts by the end of last month. China has made exceptional attainments in improving offshore wind power in new years, the NEA added. NEA statistics revealed that in the first four months … Continue reading Offshore wind power linked to China’s network surpasses 10m kilowatts

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China offshore wind farm connects to grid

An offshore wind farm near the Zhoushan Islands, east China’s Zhejiang Province, was commissioned and connected to the grid on Sunday. The Daishan No. 4 wind farm has 54 wind turbines, with a total installed capacity of 234 megawatts. It is currently able to supply 618 million kilowatt-hours of electricity to the power grid a … Continue reading China offshore wind farm connects to grid

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China’s wind power generation capacity soars in Q1

China’s capacity for generating wind power expanded by 5.26 million kilowatts in the first quarter, according to the National Energy Administration. The latest increase came from 4.03 million kilowatts in onshore wind power and 1.23 million kilowatts in offshore wind power. After the expansion, China’s total installed wind power capacity reached 287 million kilowatts at … Continue reading China’s wind power generation capacity soars in Q1

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China is taking wind energy seriously

China was the first country in the world to harness the power of wind. The first windmills were believed to be used as early as 200 B.C. during the Qin Dynasty, using wind power to grind grain and irrigate and drain water for agriculture. Travelers and merchants are believed by historians to have spread this … Continue reading China is taking wind energy seriously

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China to bring solar and wind power generation to 11% of total electricity use in 2021

China has flagged it will seek to raise its power generation from solar and wind plants to around 11% of the country’s total power consumption in 2021, from 9.7% in 2020, said the National Energy Administration (NEA) in a draft rule on Monday. Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that China will boost the share … Continue reading China to bring solar and wind power generation to 11% of total electricity use in 2021

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IRENA and China State Grid Agree to Advance Transition Through Power System Enhancements

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC), have today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see the two organisations work closely to support grid enhancements, system flexibility and sector-coupling in China and IRENA’s Clean Energy Corridor regions. The agreement aims to advance the global energy … Continue reading IRENA and China State Grid Agree to Advance Transition Through Power System Enhancements

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Goldwind’s first wind power plus energy storage hybrid project is put into operation

In December, 2020, Goldwind’s first wind power plus energy storage system hybrid project—The Lingbi Project in China Anhui province, was completed and put into operation. The approved wind power capacity of Lingbi Project is 50MW, and adopted 16 sets of Goldwind GW140-3.0MW and 1 set of GW121-2.0MW direct drive permanent magnet wind turbines. Goldwind’s subsidiary … Continue reading Goldwind’s first wind power plus energy storage hybrid project is put into operation

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China dominates global wind power industry in 2020

China secured top position of the global wind power industry after record installation in 2020, British newspaper Financial Times (FT) said Thursday. According to a report released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), a Belgium-based international trade association, China broke the world record for most wind power capacity installed in a single year in … Continue reading China dominates global wind power industry in 2020

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Xinjiang sets record high wind energy, solar power generation

Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is taking the lead in China’s renewable energy push, with new energy installed capacity reaching a record high of 35.83 million kWh of electricity, supporting the country’s carbon neutrality goal. The total sum of solar and wind capacity has climbed by 135 percent from 2015. With abundant solar and … Continue reading Xinjiang sets record high wind energy, solar power generation

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China takes up 7 spots among the world’s top 10 wind turbine manufacturers for wind power

In Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) 2020 ranking of global wind turbine manufacturers, 7 of the top 10 wind turbine manufacturers are Chinese companies, with Goldwind of China in second place behind General Electric of the United States. Danish manufacturer Vestas fell from the top position for the first time in five years and finished … Continue reading China takes up 7 spots among the world’s top 10 wind turbine manufacturers for wind power

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China leads world’s biggest increase in wind power capacity

Developers built wind farms with a total capacity of almost 100GW in 2020, a rise of nearly 60% on previous year.China built more new wind farm capacity in 2020 than the whole world combined in the year before, leading to an annual record for windfarm installations despite the Covid-19 pandemic. A study has revealed that … Continue reading China leads world’s biggest increase in wind power capacity

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Siemens to install 22 transformers at offshore wind farm in China

22 fluid-immersed distribution transformers for Yuhuan Offshore Wind Power Project.First 66 kV offshore wind farm supporting China’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2060.Siemens Energy will install 22 units of distribution transformers at China’s first commercial 66 kilovolts (kV) offshore wind farm, Yuhuan Offshore Wind Power Project Phase 1, located in Taizhou, Zhejiang Province, southeastern China. … Continue reading Siemens to install 22 transformers at offshore wind farm in China

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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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