China Energy Policy Newsletter – August 2023

In this month’s newsletter:

China energy transition updates

  • Blue Book on Development of the New-type Power System released
  • Green certificate realises full coverage of renewable energy power generation
  • The NEA released the renewable power consumption targets for 2023-2024
  • China’s first new energy base outbound UHV transmission project to start construction
  • The State Council approved three new nuclear power projects
  • China completes Asia’s largest coal power CCUS project


  • Review of power sector development in the first half of 2023

Policy monitoring

  • A national hydrogen standard system framework established
  • The State Council requires the construction of a high-quality charging infrastructure system
  • The NEA clarifies policies for wind power plant retrofit and decommissioning

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