Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy (2016-2030)

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 16 April 2021

On 25 April 2017, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and National Energy Administration (NEA) publicly released a strategic paper on  "Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy (2016-2030) €, which sets out the main overall targets and strategies of Chinese energy sector for 2030. This document sets a pathway beyond the 13th Five Year Plan for energy (2016-2020).





The document was prepared by the Department of Basic Industries of NDRC. The document was finalized in December 2016.







The document essentially recalls existing targets for 2020 €¦:



Primary energy consumption should be controlled within 5 billion tonnes of coal equivalent (tce),



Non-fossil fuel in the energy mix should be higher than 15%,



Energy consumption per unit of GDP falls by 15% compared to 2015,



Carbon emission per unit of GDP decreases by 18% compared to 2015,



Energy self-sufficiency rate should be above 80%.









€¦But also sets up new targets for 2030:



Primary energy consumption should be controlled within 6 billion tce,



Non-fossil fuel in the energy mix should be higher than 20%,



Natural gas should account for more than 15% of the mix,



Non-fossil power generation account for more than 50% of total power generation,



Ultra-low polluting coal-fired power plant shall represent more than 80% of the fleet,



In parallel, new energy demand should mostly be met by clean energy.









The document also recalls China climate change commitments (INDCs) by 2030:



CO2 emission peak around 2030 or earlier,



Carbon emission per unit of GDP decreases by 60-65% compared with 2005.







Unit



2010



2015



2020



Growth rate(%)



Type



Air quality



Share of 'good 'air quality days



%





76.7%



>80%





Mandatory



Decrease of PM 2.5 for cities which did not achieve targets



%







-18%





Mandatory



Decrease of serious air pollution days in main cities



days







25 days





Indicative



Air pollutants



Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)



%







-10%





Mandatory



SO2



%







-15%





Mandatory



NOX



%







-15%





Mandatory







Energy governance



The document includes a section on international governance which highlights the need to:



Actively participate in the international organisations reform process



Actively take up international responsibilities









Vision towards 2050



By 2050, primary energy consumption should be stable, with more than half coming from non-fossil energy.



By 2050, China shall also become an "important participant € of international energy governance.





The Table of Contents is as below:



1. Graspin

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