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70% of new power capacity in China from renewables

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

70 percent of China’s new power capacity addition came from renewable energy, in the first half of the year. 37 GW was added, including 24.4 GW of solar power and 6 GW of wind power.

According to the National Energy Administration (NEA) in China, their total renewable power capacity surpassed 600 GW at the end of June. Earlier this year, the country pledged to invest 2.5 trillion yuan (€318bn) in renewable energy through 2020, to fight pollut...

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