Solar Dominates as China Approves 21 GW of Subsidy Free RE Projects


Solar Dominates as China Approves 21 GW of Subsidy Free RE Projects

China’s top economic planning agency, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has given the nod to the first batch of renewable projects under its new zero-subsidy policy.

NDRC gave a go-ahead to 20.8 GW of renewable energy projects that will be developed without government subsidies. Of a total of 20.8 GW, the first subsidy-free list encompasses 56 onshore wind farms and 168 solar PV arrays across 16 provinces.

The wind farm projects will have a combined capacity of 4.51 GW while the total capacity of the cleared solar schemes is 14.78 GW. Distributed generation renewable energy projects with a combined capacity of 1.47 GW are also in the list. Read More

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