CHINA'S ENERGY UP
ENERDATA - 23 Jan 2023 - China’s National Energy administration (NEA) has announced that the country’s installed capacity increased by nearly 8% 2022. China installed over 86 GW of solar capacity in 2022, a 28% increase compared to 2021, to reach a total installed solar capacity of nearly 393 GW. Installed wind power increased by more than 11% in 2022 to surpass 365 GW, with new installed capacity nearing 37 GW.
Capacities for other energies also grew in 2022, albeit at a slower rate. Nuclear capacity increased by more than 4% (+2.3 GW) to surpass 55 GW, hydro capacity increased by nearly 6% (+23 GW) to above 413 GW, and thermal capacity grew by almost 3%.