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China’s Offshore Wind Energy Industry Post-2021

From its first 102 MW Donghai Bridge Wind Farm near Shanghai commissioned in 2010, China has since been busy building swathes of turbines at sea with nearly 7 GW of capacity already installed as of December 2019. While China is considered a late bloomer in the offshore wind industry, it is expected to surpass offshore … Continue reading China’s Offshore Wind Energy Industry Post-2021

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Protermosolar adds value to the Spanish concentrated solar power industry in China

The 10th CSP Focus, which takes place in China, brings together more than forty global speakers from the concentrated solar power sector with the aim of sharing information and promoting the expansion of the use of solar thermal energy.Gonzalo Martín, general secretary of Protermosolar, is one of the two Spaniards attending the congress. Spain is … Continue reading Protermosolar adds value to the Spanish concentrated solar power industry in China

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Climate change: China aims for ‘carbon neutrality by 2060’

China will aim to hit peak emissions before 2030 and for carbon neutrality by 2060, President Xi Jinping has announced. Mr Xi outlined the steps when speaking via videolink to the UN General Assembly in New York. The announcement is being seen as a significant step in the fight against climate change. China is the … Continue reading Climate change: China aims for ‘carbon neutrality by 2060’

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China’s CNOOC launches first offshore wind power plant

China’s offshore oil and gas major CNOOC Ltd announced on Tuesday that its first offshore wind power project has connected to the grid and begun to generate power The wind energy project, located in the sea area nearby China’s eastern province of Jiangsu, and with a total installed capacity of 300 megawatts, is scheduled to … Continue reading China’s CNOOC launches first offshore wind power plant

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China is rapidly building a world-beating wind energy revolution

An army of sea giants is emerging along China’s coastline. Mysterious and magnificent, they rise up from the waves, limbs outstretched, gently whirring in the breeze. From north of Shanghai down to Hong Kong, across a thousand-mile stretch of water, hundreds of these otherworldly creations will one day be able to provide enough energy to … Continue reading China is rapidly building a world-beating wind energy revolution

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PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC to invest in hydrogen and wind energy

China’s state-owned power producers described initiatives to develop hydrogen and wind power after their profits fell along with the price of oil in the first half, but their renewable energy projects could take years to materialize. The tentative plans set out by PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC Ltd come as large global energy companies like BP … Continue reading PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC to invest in hydrogen and wind energy

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Delingha: A Leap for Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Technology

The 50-MW Delingha concentrated solar power tower plant located on the high-altitude Tibetan Plateau in China was developed, built, and continues to be refined by a company dedicated to solar tower technology research. China, a country that has added more than 200 GW of solar photovoltaic capacity over the last decade, in 2016 pushed developers … Continue reading Delingha: A Leap for Molten Salt Tower Concentrated Solar Power Technology

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China to account for over 25% global offshore wind power capacity by 2030

The global offshore wind energy segment is likely to grow sevenfold by 2030 driven primarily by wind turbines additions from three major markets, China, the UK and the US.China will lead the offshore wind farm race with over 25% of new offshore wind power capacity expected to be added by 2030, followed by the UK … Continue reading China to account for over 25% global offshore wind power capacity by 2030

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Ming Yang installs 1GW of offshore wind turbines

MingYang Smart Energy now has 1,000 MW in offshore wind turbines installed. The company reached the milestone with the Yangjiang Nanpeng Island offshore wind farm owned by China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN), which will feature 73 MySE5.5-155 wind turbines. MingYang also said that its order book in offshore wind is 5.94 GW. Construction of … Continue reading Ming Yang installs 1GW of offshore wind turbines

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Vestas wind power surpasses 1 GW of orders in China in 2020

Vestas has secured a 101 MW order for a wind farm in China that includes the supply of 42 V120-2.2 MW turbines delivered in 2.4 MW power optimized mode, as well as an Active Output Management 4000 service contract ( AOM 4000) for 20 years. With this order, Vestas has reached an order intake for … Continue reading Vestas wind power surpasses 1 GW of orders in China in 2020

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China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy

The world’s offshore wind farm capacity could grow eightfold by the end of the decade powered by a clean energy surge led by China, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). A new industry report has revealed stronger than expected growth for the offshore wind industry, which could reach 234GW by 2030, from a … Continue reading China poised to power huge growth in global offshore wind energy

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China’s Wind Investment Strong Till 2022; SOEs Lead Solar Development

Fitch Ratings-Hong Kong/Shanghai-06 August 2020: Connection deadlines to secure wind-power subsidies are likely to boost investment by Chinese power generators (gencos) in 2020-2021, says Fitch Ratings. Meanwhile, state-owned gencos are set to lead greenfield solar development to diversify their fuel mix, which we expect will reverse the segment’s dominance by private gencos. The high investments … Continue reading China’s Wind Investment Strong Till 2022; SOEs Lead Solar Development

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China’s wind energy and solar power generation capacity grows in first half

China experienced strong growth in renewable energy generation capacity in the first half of this year, according to data from the National Energy Administration. Photovoltaic generation capacity increased 20 percent year-on-year to reach 127.8 billion kilowatt hours, while wind power generation capacity increased 10.9 percent compared to the same period last year, to stand at … Continue reading China’s wind energy and solar power generation capacity grows in first half

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China’s self-developed 10-MW offshore wind turbine starts operation

An offshore wind turbine with a capacity of 10 MW started operating Sunday in east China’s Fujian Province, according to Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC), the turbine’s manufacturer based in the southwestern city of Chengdu. It is estimated that the wind energy converter, jointly developed by DEC and China Three Gorges Corporation, can produce 40 million … Continue reading China’s self-developed 10-MW offshore wind turbine starts operation

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Ming Yang has launched the an 11 MW hybrid drive offshore wind turbine

The wind turbine’s rotor diameter is 203 metres, to enable a 31% higher annual energy production than its predecessor. The wind turbine’s 99 metre-long carbon-glass hybrid blades provide a swept area of 32,365 square metres, equivalent to the same surface area as five standard football fields. Ming Yang will install a prototype in 2021 and … Continue reading Ming Yang has launched the an 11 MW hybrid drive offshore wind turbine

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GE Renewable Energy connects the world’s most powerful hydro unit to the grid in Wudongde, China

GE Renewable Energy Hydro Solutions is providing 6 x 850 MW Francis turbine generator sets and related equipment for the Wudongde project. Connection to the Grid and successful 72 hours trial operation marked a significant step towards the official commissioning of the giant hydropower project.The Wudongde Hydropower Project is another large-scale national energy infrastructure project … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy connects the world’s most powerful hydro unit to the grid in Wudongde, China

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China’s Era of Mega-Dams Is Ending as Solar and Wind Power Rise

It’s the beginning of the end for the era of mega-dam building in China. China Three Gorges Corp. on Monday turned on the first set of generators at the massive Wudongde hydropower plant, deep in the mountains of Yunnan province. About 170 kilometers (106 miles) downstream on the Jinsha River sits Baihetan, the last of … Continue reading China’s Era of Mega-Dams Is Ending as Solar and Wind Power Rise

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China’s new seven-megawatt offshore wind turbine has rolled off the production line

The semi-direct-drive wind turbine was developed by the CRRC Zhuzhou Electric Co. Ltd. in Zhuzhou, central China’s Hunan Province. After installation, the wind turbine is expected to generate 30 million kWh of electricity annually. The wind turbine adopts permanent magnet technology and has several advantages including high efficiency, high power density and convenient maintenance, as … Continue reading China’s new seven-megawatt offshore wind turbine has rolled off the production line

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Wind energy in China, Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

Vestas has received a 40 MW order for a distributed wind power project in China that includes the supply of 12 V155-3.3 MW wind turbines, as well as a 20-year Active Output Management 4000 (AOM 4000) service agreement. The contract brings Vestas’ order intake for V155-3.3 MW wind turbines above 300 MW in China, since … Continue reading Wind energy in China, Vestas V155-3.3 MW wind turbines for 40 MW wind farm

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China’s First 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine, Installed By Shanghai Electric, Enters Full Load Operation

Shanghai Electric, the world’s leading manufacturer and supplier of power generation and industrial equipment, today announced that it has commissioned China’s first 8MW offshore wind turbine, which is now entering operation. The launch of the turbine, which features “black start” technology, demonstrates that the company can now undertake bulk orders in the market for 8MW … Continue reading China’s First 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine, Installed By Shanghai Electric, Enters Full Load Operation

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