News Summary:

  • CWEA releases 2018 China wind power installed capacity report
  • NEA releases subsidy-free wind and PV projects development plan
  • China’s largest and heaviest offshore wind turbine jacket foundation completes lifting
  • Shanghai DRC releases FITs for third batch of 2018 projects
  • Xiong'an’s first UHV line project to be completed by end of April

 

 

CWEA releases 2018 China wind power installed capacity report

In 2018, China’s total installed capacity reached 209.53GW, of which 21.14GW were newly installed wind power, a 7.5% year-on-year (YOY) increase. Of more than 4GW of offshore wind total installed capacity, 1,655MW were newly installed, a 42.7% YOY increase. On the wind turbine manufacturer side, Goldwind’s newly installed capacity reached 6,707MW, constituting 31.7% of the total installed capacity. Following positions are held by Envision, Mingyang, United Power and Shanghai Electric, the five making up 75% of the sector’s newly installed capacity. (CWEA)

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NEA releases subsidy-free wind and PV projects development plan

The National Energy Administration (NEA) has released a development plan for subsidy-free wind and PV projects. The plan highlights:

  1. Prioritizing development of subsidy-free projects
  2. Prioritizing consumption of power generated by subsidy-free projects
  3. Encouraging approval of inactive projects converted to subsidy-free projects

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China’s largest and heaviest offshore wind turbine jacket foundation completes lifting

Contracted to deliver jacket foundations for the Yangjiang Nanpeng Island Offshore Wind Farm Project developed by China General Nuclear (CGN), CCCC Third Harbor Engineering has completed the lifting of the project’s first set of wind turbine jacket foundations last week. With a total weight of over 900 tons, it is the largest and heaviest offshore wind turbine jacket foundation in China so far. (BJX)

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Shanghai DRC releases FITs for third batch of 2018 projects

49 PV projects (including two full-scale PV power plants and 47 distributed PV projects, with a total of ~28MW) and 1,250 household PV projects ( with a total of ~9.5 MW) are eligible to receive feed-in tariffs (FITs) from the city’s Renewable Energy and New Energy Development Project Funds for five years. The FIT for PV projects has been raised from 0.25CNY/kWh to 0.55CNY/kWh, while the FIT for household PVs is 0.4CNY/kWh. (Shanghai DRC)

 

 

Xiong'an’s first UHV line project to be completed by end of April

The Beijing West-Shijiazhuang 1000kV UHV transmission line is the fourth UHV line in the southern power grid of Hebei Province and the first UHV line to serve Xiong'an. With a total length of 2 × 224km, this project will be of great significance to improving the security and stability of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and the northern China power grids, meeting the needs of Xiong'an New District's load growth and alleviating the power shortage in southern Hebei. (Xiong’an GOV)

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