China takes steps towards green development in 2023


In a bid to cut down pollution, China made steady progress in 2023 towards its “dual carbon” goal which is to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 and before that reach carbon emissions peak by 2030.

Xinhua news agency reported several key figures related to China’s achievements in green development last year.

In the renewable energy sector, as per the National Energy Administration (NEA), China’s total installed capacity of renewable energy rose 20.8 % year on year surpassing 1.4 billion kilowatts at the end of October last year. This is 49.9% of the country’s total installed power generation capacity.

By November 2023 end, the installed solar power generation was around 560 million kilowatts, up 49.9% year on year, said the National Energy Administration.

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