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 […]
In November 2017, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its first report to comprehensively depict how digitalization is reshaping the energy sector, which seeks to provide more clarity for decision makers on what digitalization means for energy – shining a light on both its enormous potential and most pressing challenges.
According to ChinaDaily, China started the world’s largest carbon trading system on Tuesday, December 19th, sending strong signals that it plans to use the market as a key policy tool to curb emissions and also is keeping its Paris Agreement commitments.