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China conquers top spot in lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking

The country has control of 80% of the world’s raw material refining, according to BNEF’s ranking

UK remains ‘world’s biggest offshore wind market’ in first half of 2020

China’s offshore wind market is also growing rapidly, with 1.4GW of newly-installed capacity during the first half of 2020

‘China will make up more than a quarter of all offshore wind power by 2030’

That’s the prediction from GlobalData, which forecasts new capacity additions from China, the UK and the US will drive global capacity, causing it to soar sevenfold by the end of the decade

Mercedes-Benz strengthens EV battery alliance with China’s CATL

The luxury carmaker is accelerating its ‘Electric First’ strategy with advanced, CO2-neutrally produced battery cells, modules and systems supplied by CATL

Wind and solar ‘generated 10% of all global electricity in the first half of the year’

The EU and UK generate 21% and 33% of their electricity respectively from wind and solar, a new analysis says

China’s LONGi targets 100% green energy use by 2028

It has unveiled an eight-year roadmap to achieve its goals as it jointly launched the RE100 China Initiative with renewable energy leaders in the country

Global offshore wind capacity ‘to surge to more than 234GW by 2030’

China installed the greatest amount of new offshore wind capacity, followed by the UK and Germany

EDF denies increasing role of China’s CGN at Hinkley nuclear plant

It dismissed the claims made in the Sunday Telegraph story, which alleges the Chinese state energy company is ‘more closely involved’ in the project than what was previously disclosed

UK dominates offshore wind market, ‘owning a quarter of total global portfolio’

The UK has retained its top spot in the industry in terms of projects in the pipeline or already in use, boasting a total capacity of 38.9GW

Nitrogen dioxide air pollution in China fell by 48% during the coronavirus lockdown

While some of this reduction is expected in normal years due to the Lunar New Year public holiday and weather changes, levels were still 21% below the average for 2015-19