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Offsite, But on Radar: The Opportunity for Offsite Renewables in China

China is a world leader in renewable energy with ambitious goals for low-carbon energy generation, earning it a three-year run at the top of EY’s renewable energy country attractiveness index. The avenues for commercial and industrial (C&I) organizations to procure renewable energy in China have been limited but are developing. In our previous post with Seeder […]


Onsite Solar in China: 5 Questions Your Company Should Ask

The horizon for corporate adoption of renewable energy becomes more expansive with every passing year. Emerging markets for renewable energy, such as China, are opening with attractive options and a promising outlook for corporates looking to address their global energy usage with clean power. The driving force behind the growth of renewable energy opportunities in […]

First 30 Days: China’s REC Market Saw Weak Demand

China’s governmental voluntary REC market or ‘green certificates’ was officially launched on July 1st, 2017. About 230,000 RECs from 20 utility-scale wind and solar projects (only one solar) have been listed on the official trading platform (www.greenenergy.org.cn) amounting to 230 million kWh of renewable energy, tiny when compared to the 20 billion kWh of renewable […]

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168 Hours on 100% Renewables

168 Hours on 100% Renewables: Qinghai’s Trail Means More Potential for Governments and Companies to Go Green. For seven days — from June 17th to 23rd — China’s Qinghai province ran on 100% renewable energy, including solar, wind, and hydropower. During that time, the province generated 1.1 billion kilowatt hours of energy for over 5.6 […]