China Aims To Plug Renewable Energy Losses By 2020

China may be the largest renewable energy generator in the world, but it still has to sort issues related to integration of wind and solar power in the existing transmission grid. According to the National Energy Administration (NEA), curtailment of hydro, wind, and solar power projects is expected to drop …

China Raises Use of Geothermal Energy

China plans to raise the annual utilization of geothermal energy to 70 million tonnes of coal equivalent by 2020 as the country seeks to ease reliance on coal and curb pollution. The annual utilization of geothermal energy for heating purposes should reach 40 million tonnes of coal equivalent by 2020, …

China is Adding Solar Power at a Record Pace

China, the world’s biggest investor in clean energy, is on pace to install record amounts of new solar this year after adding 24 gigawatts of capacity in the first half amid a push by policy makers to locate electricity production near the point where it’s used. Distributed solar-power projects — …

China Increases Solar Power Output by 80% in Three Months

China electricity output from photovoltaic plants rose 80 per cent in the first quarter after the world’s biggest solar power market increased installed capacity. Solar power generation rose to 21.4 billion kilowatt-hours in the three months ending 31 March from a year earlier, the National Energy Administration said on Thursday …

China’s Solar Power Capacity More than Doubles in 2016

  China’s installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world’s biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, the National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Saturday. Installed PV capacity rose to 77.42 gigawatts at the end of 2016, with the addition of 34.54 gigawatts …

China and India Tipped for Multi-Billion Dollar Renewables Investment Surge

The Asian renewables market can expect a dual boost this year, as the Chinese and Indian governments both look to step up investment in clean energy infrastructure. According to Reuters’ reports, China’s energy agency today announced plans to invest 2.5 trillion yuan ($361bn) in renewable power generation by 2020 as …

China to Invest £292bn in Renewable Power by 2020

China will plough 2.5tn yuan (£292bn) into renewable power generation by 2020, the country’s energy agency has said, as the world’s largest energy market continues to shift away from dirty coal power towards cleaner fuels. The investment will create more than 13m jobs in the sector, the National Energy Administration …