A Chinese solar farm in Anhui province with floating solar panels. China is able to add 80 GW of solar power capacity annually, with the figure estimated to reach 225 GW by 2020. Photo: SCMP handout

New Silk Road offers a US$7.5b new market for China’s solar energy firms

Domestic demand currently accounts for half of China’s annual 80 GW of solar generating capacity, with the remaining available for export to developed markets in the West and Belt and Road countries

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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A Chinese solar farm in Anhui province with floating solar panels. China is able to add 80 GW of solar power capacity annually, with the figure estimated to reach 225 GW by 2020. Photo: SCMP handout
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