A worker installs photovoltaic power panels on the roof of a factory in Tangsha, in north China’s Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua
A worker installs photovoltaic power panels on the roof of a factory in Tangsha, in north China’s Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua

Climate change: China sets another solar power installation record while putting the brakes on fossil fuel capacity

  • Developers installed 86 gigawatts of solar power capacity last year, up 62 per cent from 2021, data published by the National Energy Administration shows
  • Wind farm installation fell by about a fifth after subsidies were scrapped but is expected to rebound in 2023

A worker installs photovoltaic power panels on the roof of a factory in Tangsha, in north China’s Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua
A worker installs photovoltaic power panels on the roof of a factory in Tangsha, in north China’s Hebei province. Photo: Xinhua
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