he 2017 Edition of the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report reveals a global energy transition well underway, with record new additions of installed renewable energy capacity, rapidly falling costs, and the decoupling of economic growth and energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.
Fuzhou release four measures to support development of offshore wind power equipment industrial park
To promote the development of the Fuzhou Offshore Wind Power Equipment Industrial Park, and build a world-class offshore wind equipment manufacturing industrial base, the People’s Government of Fuzhou, Fujian Province, released the “Four measures to support the accelerated development of Fuzhou Offshore Wind Equipment Industrial Park” (in Chinese), which will be valid until December 31st, 2020.
China has improved waste management and recycling systems to tackle environmental issues caused by a build-up of garbage. Several measurements have come into force including garbage sorting and curbing “foreign garbage”.
China’s National Energy Administration published its official solar statistics for 2017 (table in Chinese) on Monday, January 22nd, revealing that the country had installed a total of 52.83 gigawatts worth of new solar capacity in 2017. This brings China’s cumulative solar capacity up to 130.25 GW, around 7.3% of the country’s national power generation capacity, with a […]
In November 2017, China just launched its first all-electric cargo ship, which will travel 50 miles at a top speed of 8 miles per hour on a single charge. Though it will be able to carry 2,200 tons of cargo with every haul, that battery capacity is barely enough to fulfil any transatlantic shipments. It […]