CHINA SET TO ADD 140 GW RENEWABLE ENERGY CAPACITY IN 2021
Energy Future|January - March 2021
China is expected to add 140 GW of renewable energy power generation this year as its electricity consumption continues to grow, according to forecasts from the China Electricity Council (CEC).

The total new capacity additions are expected at 180 GW, the CEC said in its forecasts.

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