Caixin
Mar 25, 2022 08:25 PM
BUSINESS

Energy Security Vies With Green Goals in China’s New Five-Year Plan

A row of wind turbines located in Binzhou, East China’s Shandong province, in December 2020. Photo: IC Photo
A row of wind turbines located in Binzhou, East China’s Shandong province, in December 2020. Photo: IC Photo

Big boosts for hydrogen and nuclear, more hydropower dams, and no caps on coal.

That’s the message from Chinese policymakers after the release of the nation’s latest comprehensive energy plan this week, with two clear goals: to secure the energy-hungry nation’s supply, and to gradually tilt the mix of sources toward long-term green ambitions.

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and National Energy Administration (NEA) jointly released the 14th Five-Year Plan for a Modern Energy System on Tuesday.

You've accessed an article available only to subscribers
VIEW OPTIONS
Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code
NEWSLETTERS
Get our CX Daily, weekly Must-Read and China Green Bulletin newsletters delivered free to your inbox, bringing you China's top headlines.

We ‘ve added you to our subscriber list.

Manage subscription
PODCAST
Caixin Biz Roundup: China Bumps Up Support for Property Sector
00:00
00:00/00:00