China Energy Policy Newsletter – August 2020

In this month’s newsletter:

China energy transition updates

  • Energy production and consumption picks up in Q2 2020
  • National coal productivity almost recovers by June 2020
  • Electricity consumption growth shows positive in Q2 2020
  • Growth of renewable power capacity slows down in 1H 2020
  • China’s first 10 MW offshore wind turbine starts to operate


  • Overview of China hydrogen energy policy

Policy monitoring

  • NDRC clarifies the 2020 key tasks in cost reduction
  • NEA announces the 2020 phase out capacity of out-dated coal power units
  • The 2020 budget for the Clean Energy Development Dedicated Fund issued
  • NDRC clarifies the specific rules of mid-to-long term electricity transaction

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