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    Friday, July 01, 2016

    The Huge Potential Of China Wind

    This is how China can live up to its huge wind energy potential

    Chelsea Harvey, June 20, 2016 (Washington Post)

    “As the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gas emissions, China’s national climate goals are critical to…[the world’s climate future and experts say wind power could deliver 11.9 percent of China’s primary energy demand on the way to fulfilling] its vow to begin to show reductions in carbon output in the next 15 years and produce] at least 20 percent of its primary energy from non-fossil fuel sources by the year 2030 [according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Beijing’s Tsinghua University]…China is already the world’s top wind installer, accounting for about a third of global installed wind capacity…[But it] is delivering less wind-generated electricity than should be expected, particularly compared to countries with lower installed capacity, such as the United States…[because of lower quality wind turbines, delayed connections to the grid, and] the relative inflexibility of coal-fired power generation…Many parts of the country, particularly the northern regions where wind potential is highest and wind farms tend to be placed, still maintain economic incentives that tend to work against wind, such as ‘must-run quotas’ for coal. This has led to high rates of [wind curtailment, which essentially wastes the power]…” click here for more

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