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Dec 27, 2021 07:42 PM
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China’s Renewable Energy Generation Tops 1 Trillion Kilowatt-Hour Milestone

Workers install a wind turbine in northwestern Gansu province's Pingliang on Dec. 20. Photo: VCG
Workers install a wind turbine in northwestern Gansu province's Pingliang on Dec. 20. Photo: VCG

China’s annual accumulative renewable energy generation has surpassed the 1 trillion kilowatt-hours milestone for the first time, jumping by a third over the same time last year as the country races to meet its bold climate pledge by 2030.

Electricity generated from renewable sources totaled 1.04 trillion kilowatt-hours during the first 11 months of this year, a 33% jump from 2020, according to data announced by the National Energy Administration (NEA) (link in Chinese) at a Friday briefing.

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