China’s wind farm installations grew 27.8 per cent last year, making up half of the world’s 6.07 gigawatts of offshore wind farms erected globally. Photo: EPA
China’s wind farm installations grew 27.8 per cent last year, making up half of the world’s 6.07 gigawatts of offshore wind farms erected globally. Photo: EPA

China to overtake UK as the world’s top offshore wind farms installer as it works towards carbon-neutral goal

  • China led the world in new annual offshore wind installations for the third year in a row with over 3 gigawatts of new offshore wind capacity in 2020
  • Growth will primarily be driven by developers’ rush to complete projects before Beijing withdraws its tariff subsidy programme at the end of the year

China’s wind farm installations grew 27.8 per cent last year, making up half of the world’s 6.07 gigawatts of offshore wind farms erected globally. Photo: EPA
China’s wind farm installations grew 27.8 per cent last year, making up half of the world’s 6.07 gigawatts of offshore wind farms erected globally. Photo: EPA
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