National Action Plan for China’s Wind Power Industry Development

Abstract Developing and utilizing wind energy represent one global trend. Following the IT industry, the wind power industry has already become a sunrise industry. Wind power is expected to meet 12% of electricity demand, create 1.8 million job opportunities and reduce more than 10 billion tonnes of CO2 emission globally by 2020. China has made significant progress in developing and utilizing wind energy as a result of more than 10 years’ effort. By the end of 2003, 40 wind farms had been established and 1042 units of WTG installed with total capacity of 567.02 MW, ranking the tenth largest wind power country.
Date 2006 09 07
Publisher China Renewable Energy Scale-up Programme (CRESP)
6.2.2 Government and International Institutions, and Industry Policy, Strategies and Recommendations