The Twelfth Five-Year Plan for Renewable Energy

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 21 March 2016

According to TheTwelfth Five-Year Plan for Renewable Energy, the total consumption of renewable energy will reach 478 Mtce by the end of 2015, what accounts for 9.5% of the total energy consumption. Also development indicators for different types of renewable energy are outlined:  

  • the installed capacity of hydropower will reach 290 GW, including 260 GW conventional hydropower and 30 GW pumped storage power station; 
  • grid-connected wind power will reach 100 GW,including 5 GW offshore wind power; 
  • solar power  21 GW, 
  • solar thermal 400 million square meters; 
  • biomass 50 Mtce per year; 
  • geothermal energy 15 Mtce; 
  • ocean energy  50,000 KW.

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