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2017 Power production stats (preliminary)
Please note: updated data is available here
From NEA press conference:
On the morning of January 24, the National Energy Administration held a news conference to report newly installed grid-connected capacity of new and renewable energy sources, complaint reporting, decentralization reforms, and clean energy heating plans。
[Liang Zhipeng, deputy director of New Energy and Renewable Energy Division] Second, the continuous improvement of renewable energy use。In 2017, the NDRC and the NEA issued the "Measures for resolving curtailment of hydro, wind and PV power generation", and formulated a comprehensive solution for renewable energy consumption issues。In 2017, the generation of renewable electricity reached 1,700 TWh, up by 150 TWh compared with the same period of last year；Renewable electricity accounted for 26.4% of total electricity generation, an increase of 0.7 percentage points on last year。of this, hydropower generation was 1,194 TWh, an increase of 1.7% on last year；wind power generation was 305.7 TWh, an increase of 26.3% on last year；PV power generation was 118.2 TWh, an increase of 78.6% on last year；biomass power generation was 79.4 TWh, an increase of 22.7% on last year。Curtailment of hydropower was 51.5 TWh, with water supply levels better than last year, and hydropower utilization rates reaching circa 96%；curtailment of wind power was 41.9 TWh, with curtailment rates at 12%, down 5.2 percentage points from last year；curtailment of PV power was 7.3 TWh, with curtailment rates at 6%, down 4.3 percentage points from last year。