China ‘installed half of new global offshore wind capacity in 2020’

The UK remains in the top spot globally for total offshore wind capacity, a new report finds

China ‘built over three times as much coal plant capacity as the rest of the world in 2020’

It commissioned almost 40GW in 2020, equivalent to building more than one large plant every week

Hualong One nuclear reactor starts operations in China

The electricity generated by the reactor is predicted to cut eight million tonnes of CO2 every year

Hyundai to manufacture fuel cells systems in China

It will be the company’s first fuel cell production base outside Korea, manufacturing the same proven fuel cell systems used for its NEXO fuel cell electric SUV

Mainland China and India remained biggest emerging markets for clean energy investment in 2019

The two countries accounted for $94bn of new wind and utility-scale solar investment in 2019, according to a new report

Rolls-Royce agrees to sell civil nuclear I&C business to Framatome

It includes Rolls-Royce’s activities and teams based in France, the Czech Republic and China but excludes its civil nuclear business or small modular reactor activities in the UK

Electrification paired with renewables ‘could help China achieve carbon-neutrality goal’

Under a faster energy transition scenario, China would require $7.9 trillion worth of investment in electricity generation capacity, according to a new report

Almost $16bn of wind turbine capacity ordered around the world in second quarter of 2020

This figure was 45% down compared to the second quarter of 2019

Climate-related disasters ‘almost doubled in the last 20 years’

China and India have the highest share of disaster-hit populations with more than 2.8 billion people affected, according to a new report

China’s new net zero goal ‘could lower global warming projections by 0.3°C by 2100’

Without China’s new pledge, global temperature is forecast to increase by 2.7°C by this time, according to a new report