China targets 530 MWh of electricity generation from geothermal power plants by 2020; this should enable the country to offset use of 72.1 million tonnes of coal and 177 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions.
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The Chinese government has finally acted to address the long pending issue of lack of transmission infrastructure in remote regions of the country. The National Development and Reform Commission has mandated grid companies to purchase electricity from wind and solar power projects so as to let them function a set minimum hours in a year.
Global wind energy increased by nearly 20% in 2012, helping to boost maximum worldwide capacity to 282 gigawatts (GW), according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Leading countries helping to increase global wind capacity included the United States and China, who were neck and neck in annual installations. Each country installed around 13 GW
China has given acquiescence to 2,000 MW of wind energy in its Hami province, which will cost approximately $2.5 billion. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has made a prolific move ahead by approving a 2,005-MW wind energy project in the Hami province of China, which is expected to create significant breakthroughs for