China’s Grid-Connected Wind Power Capacity Increases

China’s grid-connected wind power capacity continued to pick up, but the utilization rate was waning after years of capacity expansion, the latest data from the National Energy Administration (NEA) showed. China’s total installed capacity of wind power generation facilities connected to the power grid reached 139 million kilowatts by the …

Climate-Friendly Transport in Chinese Cities

Traffic in China’s cities is steadily increasing. GIZ is advising the country on how to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions and make the transport sector more climate friendly. Climate change mitigation is a major challenge for China’s cities – particularly as automobile transport is increasing rapidly. 144 million cars have already …

World Energy Council Notes Key Role of Nuclear Power

Unexpectedly high growth in the renewable energy market, in terms of investment, new capacity and high growth rates in developing countries have contributed to a change in the energy landscape, the latest World Energy Resources report released by the World Energy Council (WEC) yesterday shows. However, it says nuclear energy …

Another Strong Year for China’s Wind Industry

The proposal for new feed-in tariffs for onshore wind in the draft NEA decree: The Chinese wind market continued to power ahead during the first half of 2016. According to the Chinese Wind Energy Association’s unofficial estimate, H1 installations were 9-10 GW, which indicates that this year’s total should be …

Here’s Where the World’s Largest Solar Panel Farm Is Under Construction

While California has been covering pockets of its deserts in sprawling solar panel farms over the past few years, it turns out the sunny state won’t be home to the world’s largest one. That will be in China, according to a report from Bloomberg. A clean energy division of China’s …