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Renewable Energy Law (2009 amendment, consolidated text)

Published on: December 26, 2009

Original title: 中华人民共和国可再生能源法

Key provisions:

  • State council will set RE development targets, lower level governments are to draft development plans accordingly
  • Compulsory grid connection and full purchase of renewable power, gas and heat
  • Periodically increased renewable energy surcharge


Links: Side-by-Side EN | CN (pdf); Original CN (link); Official translation (link).

Analysis of amendments versus the original 2005 version here (by China Clean Energy Db), or locally hosted here.


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