Chapter 5

The Future of Wind Energy Development in China

Pei-yang Guo1, Dan-yang Zhu1, Jacqueline Lam1,2, Victor O.K. Li1,2,    1The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China,    2The University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom    Email: 2jcklam@eee.hku.hk

Abstract

In face of the recent economic slowdown and increasing pressure to substantially reduce carbon emissions, China has placed wind energy on top of its energy policy agenda. Chinese government has adopted various pro-wind energy policies, including fixed feed-in-tariff and priority dispatch. Remarkable progress in wind energy development has been achieved over the last two decades, especially in terms of installed energy capacity. Currently, China tops the world in wind energy capacity. ...

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