On 7th of November 2016 the National Energy Administration (NEA) released China’s 13th Electricity Development Five Year Plan for 2016-2020. The Electricity Development FYP outlines the main development direction for China’s electricity sector and includes technology-specific targets, goals for grid expansion, as well as projections for electricity demand growth.
China renewable energy targets evolutions under the 12th FYP and final 13th FYP targets:
12th FYP 2011-15, targets by 2015
13th FYP 2016-20, targets by 2020
380 GW (including 40 GW of PSP)
110 GW (including more than 60 GW of distributed solar energy systems)
Note: Unless otherwise mentioned, hydropower targets include both conventional and PSP capacity.
Non-fossil fuel cumulative electricity capacity to reach around 770 GW by 2020.