China, officially the People’s Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia and the world’s most populous country. The capital of China is Beijing.
The state controls 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four municipalities, and two special administrative regions. China also claims the island of Taiwan and its surrounding islets, including Penghu, as “Taiwan Province”.
China’s renewables market
According to BNEF, China kept its leading positions in the world in terms of onshore wind energy production with its 29 GW of installed capacities. Almost all China’s wind projects are fully equipped by the local producers: Goldwind, Guodian United Power, Envision and Ming Yang.
China’s renewables market outlook
Coal-fired power production and emissions will peak in 2028 in China while renewables penetration will reach 37%. The state will keep its position of the global leader in terms of the size of the renewable energy market. The share of solar and wind will increase to 48% from the current 8% of China’s total generation by 2050.
Solar energy in China
Wind energy in China
Advanced transport in China
Electric vehicles (EVs) in China
China is still the leader of transition to electric mobility thanks to the aggressive policy of its government. The state’s share in the global EV sales will stand at 48% in 2025, 34% in 2030, and 26% in 2040.
China's latest energy market news
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