China Renewable Energy Policy Report 2019

"China Renewable Energy Policy Handbook 2019” is among the latest country specific policy report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist that offers comprehensive information on major policies governing renewable energy market in the country. The report provides the current and future renewable energy targets and plans along with the present policy framework, giving a fair idea of overall growth potential of the renewable energy industry. The report also provides major technology specific policies and incentives provided in the country. The report is built using data and information sourced from industry associations, government websites and statutory bodies. The information is also sourced through other secondary research sources such as industry and trade magazines.


The report provides the renewable framework of China. Its scope includes:

• Key policies and regulations supporting the development of renewable energy in China.

• Information on strategy, roadmaps and other programs to achieve the renewable targets and goals.

• Financial incentives including Feed-in-tariff, Feed-in-premium, rebates, loans, grants and other tax credits and exemptions to support the implementation of the renewable energy.

Key Highlights

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The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to:

Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about policy decisions being taken for different renewable energy sources.

Identify opportunities and challenges in exploiting various renewable technologies.

Compare the level of support provided to different renewable energy technologies in the country.

Be ahead of competition by keeping yourself abreast of all the latest policy changes.

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Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents

1.1 List of Tables

2 Introduction

2.1 Renewable Energy Policy

2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance

3 Renewable Energy Policy, China

3.1 Renewable Energy Market, Overview

3.2 Renewable Energy Law

3.2.1 Taxation Measures

3.2.2 Grid Access

3.2.3 Interconnection Standards

3.2.4 Special Fund for Renewable Energy Development

3.2.5 Renewable Energy Law Amendments

3.3 International Science and Technology Co-operation Program for New and Renewable Energy

3.4 Shandong Province Village Renewable Energy Regulations

3.5 The 13th Five-Year Plan

3.6 China’s New Renewable Portfolio Standard

3.7 Renewable Energy Certificate Schemes

3.7.1 Green Energy Certificate Program (GEC)

3.7.2 New Renewable Energy Certificate Policy (REC)

3.7.3 Comparison between Green Energy Certificate and Draft Renewable Energy Certificate

3.8 Renewable Power Quota System

3.9 Carbon Intensity Target

3.10 China Energy Technology Innovation Action Plan 2016-2030

3.11 Renewable Energy Tariff Surcharge Grant Funds Management Approach

3.12 National Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) from 2020

3.13 New Subsidy-Free Solar, Wind Power Policy 2019

3.13.1 Work plan for promoting the construction of unfunded and affordable online projects for wind power and photovoltaic power generation

3.14 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Solar Power, China

3.14.1 Golden Sun Program

3.14.2 Building Integrated PV Subsidy Program

3.14.3 2018 Solar PV Power Generation Notice

3.14.4 Feed-in Tariff for Solar Projects

3.14.5 Distributed PV Power Generation Project

3.14.6 Poverty Alleviation Program

3.14.7 Solar Auctions and Schemes

3.14.8 China’s Top Runner Solar program

3.14.9 531 policy, 2018

3.14.10 National solar subsidy program

3.14.11 Action Plan for the Development of Smart Photovoltaic Industry

3.14.12 Research and Development Support for Solar PV

3.14.13 Shandong Provinces Sunshine Plan

3.14.14 Oversupply and Curtailment of Solar Capacity- China blocks new solar in 3 regions amid overcapacity fears

3.15 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Wind, China

3.15.1 Wind Auctions and Rules

3.15.2 Feed-in Tariffs for Wind Power

3.15.3 Notice on Provisional Management Measures for Distributed Wind Power Project Development and Construction for all provinces

3.15.4 Notice regulating the standardization of the wind power equipment and generators quality

3.15.5 Low Interest Rate Loans

3.15.6 Value Added Tax and Import Tariff Rebate on Key Wind Turbine Components

3.15.7 Market Entry Standards for Wind Equipment Manufacturers

3.15.8 Offshore Wind Development Plan

3.15.9 Special Fund for the Industrialization of Wind Power Equipment

3.15.10 Notice on Integrating and Accommodating Wind Power

3.16 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Hydropower, China

3.16.1 Preferential Value Added Tax for Small Hydropower

3.16.2 Rural Electrification Policies Favoring Small Hydro Installation

3.16.3 Key Policy Updates for Small Hydropower in the 13th Five-Year Plan

3.16.4 China Three Gorges rules for new domestic hydro projects

3.17 Financial Incentives and Policy Support for Bioenergy, China

3.17.1 Feed-in Tariffs for Biomass

3.17.2 Value Added Tax for Biogas

3.17.3 Biogas Subsidy to cut Farm Waste

3.17.4 Financial Incentives for Ethanol

3.17.5 Non-food Biomass Feedstock Standardization Technical Committee

3.17.6 Bioenergy as part of 13th Five-year Plan

4 Appendix

4.1 Market Definitions

4.1.1 Power

4.1.2 Installed Capacity

4.1.3 Electricity Generation

4.1.4 Electricity Consumption

4.1.5 Thermal Power Plant

4.1.6 Hydropower Plant

4.1.7 Nuclear Power

4.1.8 Renewable Energy Resources

4.2 Abbreviations

4.3 Methodology

4.4 Coverage

4.4.1 Secondary Research

4.4.2 Primary Research

4.4.3 Modeling and Forecasting

4.5 Contact Us

4.6 Disclaimer

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Renewable Energy Law, China, Major Regulations

Table 2: Renewable Energy Law, China, Renewable Portfolio Standards by Province (%), 2020

Table 3: Key Provinces for Construction of solar PV projects in 13th Five-Year Plan (MW), China, 2020

Table 4: Comparison among GEC and REC, Renewable Market, China

Table 5: Feed-in Tariffs for Solar Power (CNY/kWh), China, 2014–2019

Table 6: Feed-in Tariffs for Solar Power ($/kWh), China, 2014–2019

Table 7: Auction Results, Top Runner Program, China, 2015-2016

Table 8: Auction Results, Top Runner Program, China, 2018

Table 9: Feed-in Tariffs for Onshore Wind Power by Region (CNY/kWh and $/kWh), Renewable Energy Market, China, 2015–2018

Table 10: Wind Power Feed in Tariffs, CNY/kWH, Renewable Energy Market, China, 2015–2018

Table 11: Feed-in Tariffs for Offshore Wind Power by Region (CNY/kWh and $/kWh), Renewable Energy Market, China, 2016–2018

Table 12: Abbreviations

List of Figures


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