Wind turbines in Dadingzi Mountain Forest Park in Raohe County, in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. Photo: Xinhua
Wind turbines in Dadingzi Mountain Forest Park in Raohe County, in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. Photo: Xinhua

China’s climate policies are forcing renewable energy developers to incorporate costly storage facilities into new solar and wind projects

  • Some 4GW of new Chinese wind and solar farms worth US$9.9 billion are bundled with storage and other energy facilities, according to reports
  • Most Chinese provincial governments require a bundling of 10 to 30 per cent of energy storage capacity for new large solar and wind projects, consultant says

Wind turbines in Dadingzi Mountain Forest Park in Raohe County, in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. Photo: Xinhua
Wind turbines in Dadingzi Mountain Forest Park in Raohe County, in northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. Photo: Xinhua
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