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China begins constructing offshore wind farm with biggest installed wind energy capacity

China has begun constructing an offshore wind power project with the biggest installed capacity in the country. The wind farm’s first wind turbine was installed Monday in waters off Nanpeng Isle of the city of Yangjiang, south China’s Guangdong Province. The project, with a planned installed capacity of 400 MW, is expected to generate about … Continue reading China begins constructing offshore wind farm with biggest installed wind energy capacity

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Can China’s Concentrated Solar Power Developers Deliver the National Program?

China’s CSP industry is going through a steep learning curve. Two years ago, in September 2016, the National Energy Administration (NEA) selected 20 CSP demonstration projects totaling 1.35 GW and committed to a Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) of 1.15 RMB/kWh for plants that come online by the end of 2018. MW Pilot Tower project at the Chinese … Continue reading Can China’s Concentrated Solar Power Developers Deliver the National Program?

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China is moving to leadership in wind energy

In China in 2018, managed set of 9.46 GW. This is about half the capacity of wind farms in the UK — one of the industry leaders. In 2018, the introduction of new capacity by almost 23% higher than in the first seven months of last year. While Beijing will soon cut support for wind … Continue reading China is moving to leadership in wind energy

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LM Wind Power installs 66.6 m blades on 4MW offshore wind turbine in China

LM Wind Power’s (Lunderskov Municipality, Denmark) first two sets of LM 66.6 blades have been successfully installed on Shanghai Electric Wind Power’s (Shanghai, China) 4.0MW-136 wind turbine in China. Shanghai Electric Wind Power’s 4MW platform is designated for Windclass II areas in Shanghai and beyond. LM Wind Power provided onsite support and service to carry … Continue reading LM Wind Power installs 66.6 m blades on 4MW offshore wind turbine in China

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DNV GL supports China’s first HVDC offshore wind farm substation

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, today announced that it has been contracted to provide technical advisory support on feasibility studies for the first-ever high-voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore wind substation in China. China has committed heavily to developing its offshore wind power generating capacity. It currently plans … Continue reading DNV GL supports China’s first HVDC offshore wind farm substation

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Concentrated solar power will help China cut costs of climate action

Solar thermal energy turns out to be the key to China meeting its climate commitments. A new study investigates the best combination of renewables for providing the lowest cost to power system operators in two of China’s provinces best suited to scale up renewable energy. China’s power systems operators must invest in renewable energy to … Continue reading Concentrated solar power will help China cut costs of climate action

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Vestas: New 72 MW order introduces the V126-3.45 MW in China

Vestas has secured a 72 MW order for 20 V126-3.45 MW turbines delivered in 3.6 MW Power Optimised Mode. The order is the second Vestas has received for the 4 MW platform in China and the first order of V126-3.45 MW. As China moves towards higher rating turbines, Vestas leverages its extensive experience and capabilities … Continue reading Vestas: New 72 MW order introduces the V126-3.45 MW in China

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Vestas to restructure China sales business unit

The world’s largest wind energy market continues to increase its focus on creating a sustainable energy mix and introducing policy that aims to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy. Most recently, China’s energy regulator has announced policy that requires future wind projects to be awarded through an auction system focusing on grid parity by 2020 … Continue reading Vestas to restructure China sales business unit

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China Concentrated Solar Power project CGN Delingha 50MW Parabolic Trough Plant connected to grid

As the project owner and developer China Guangdong Nuclear Power (CGN)announced earlier, CGN Delingha 50MW parabolic trough concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, China first large-scale commercial CSP project, was successfully connected to the grid in the evening of June 30. It is absolutely a great milestone for China CSP industry, which entitled China the 8th … Continue reading China Concentrated Solar Power project CGN Delingha 50MW Parabolic Trough Plant connected to grid

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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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