China boosts solar and wind energy in 2015

WU HONG

A truck is driven past a number of wind turbines in a wind power station in rural Shizuishan city, China's NingXia Hui Autonomous Region, 23 July 2014. China seeks for new clean energy as the serious air pollution in many China's cities recent years.

China’s National Bureau of Statistics released figures for 2015 this week, indicating that solar and wind energy capacity increases by 74 percent and 34 percent respectively.


China is trying to stop being one of the world’s biggest polluter as it boosted solar and wind energy capacity by 74 percent and 34 percent respectively in 2015. Moreover, it managed to decrease coal consumption by 3.7 percent.

The figures were released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics this week, and according to Clean Technica website, experts believe that government’s carbon emissions targets will be reached sooner than expected.  According to Clean Technica, China has already achie...


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