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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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China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

China has come to dominate worldwide solar and wind energy generation, in terms of both its own capacity and its companies’ share of global markets, leaving previous powerhouses — particularly the U.S. and Japan — to play catch-up. In an office building in Shanghai, dozens of workers employed by Envision Group, the world’s fifth-largest wind … Continue reading China to take lead in wind power and solar energy

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International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

Azure International is a China-based research, engineering and investment firm focused on sustainable energy solutions for private companies and government organizations.  In this edition, we are honoured to hear from Hubert Beaumont, Director of Engineering and Sourcing at Azure International. He is experienced with development and assessment of renewable energy projects , drafting, negotiating and implementing partnership … Continue reading International companies entering the Chinese wind power market

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China is the world’s largest wind power market

China is the world’s largest wind power market in both new and cumulative installations. In 2018, the country installed 20.2 GW of onshore wind energy and 1.6 GW of offshore wind farm, representing 44% and 37% of global market share respectively.     The continued growth of this wind turbines market is mainly due to ambitious … Continue reading China is the world’s largest wind power market

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Three solar modules of world’s first commercial beam-down tower Concentrated Solar Power project to be connected to grid

Yumen Xinneng 50 MW molten salt tower CConcentrated Solar Power plant is China’s only pilot project taking innovative beam down CSP tower technology and also will be the first large-scale commercial CSP project in the world of this kind. It is expected that No.1-3 Modules will be completed and connected to the grid at the … Continue reading Three solar modules of world’s first commercial beam-down tower Concentrated Solar Power project to be connected to grid

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Goldwind joins 20GW hydrogen plan in China

Goldwind has signed up as one of the first partners in a wind-to-hydrogen project in northeast China that eventually wants 20 GW of wind turbines producing green fuel for a new-look clean transportation system. The project in the city of Baicheng, Jilin province – which also aims to eventually harness 15 GW of solar PV … Continue reading Goldwind joins 20GW hydrogen plan in China

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GE Renewable Energy to open new offshore wind energy factory in China

GE Renewable Energy will open a new offshore wind energy factory and operation and development center in Guangdong province. The new factory will help GE Renewable Energy to serve the rapidly growing offshore wind power demand in the region and China. The new operation and development center will perform R&D activities and become GE’s regional … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to open new offshore wind energy factory in China

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Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

This is an annual prize, awarded within the framework of the CSPPlaza 2019 conference, which recognizes companies that have made major breakthroughs in Concentrated Solar Power technological innovation and application over the past year. The company was awarded thanks to the results obtained in a new type of parabolic trough collector, developed by Abengoa and … Continue reading Abengoa receives in China the CSP Technology Innovation Award 2019

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Report 2019-2029

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) uses lenses to concentrate large area of sunlight into a small area to produce steam and heat to generate electricity. Large CSP plants consist of heat storage systems to generate electricity at night or under a cloudy sky. The four major CSP technologies comprises of parabolic trough, linear fresnel reflector, power … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Report 2019-2029

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Envision Group Ranked Top 10 in the MIT Technology Review 50 Smartest Companies

MIT Technology Review, a global leading media on technology under the renowned U.S. research institute the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), unveiled its “50 Smartest Companies 2019 (TR50)” rankings today. Envision Group, the world’s leading energy technology company ranked top 10 — the only company awarded for driving energy transformation and the energy revolution through … Continue reading Envision Group Ranked Top 10 in the MIT Technology Review 50 Smartest Companies

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Vestas 4 MW wind turbines debuts China’s distributed wind power market

Vestas has secured its first 4 MW platform order in China’s distributed wind energy market, leveraging its extensive global experience in developing small-sized wind farm projects connected to local grids. “We intend to bring our global expertise in developing wind energy solutions for local power grids to China to support our customers business case in … Continue reading Vestas 4 MW wind turbines debuts China’s distributed wind power market

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Aerox speeds up its international expansion with a new commercial office in China

Only 6 months after announcing the creation of its new branch in the USA, AEROX, the Spanish startup specialised in the design of polymers for the wind industry, goes one step further with its international expansion by establishing a technical assistance and commercial office in Shanghai, China. “Over the past few years, China has acquired … Continue reading Aerox speeds up its international expansion with a new commercial office in China

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