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Integration of Renewables: Status and Challenges in China


  • Kat Cheung

    (International Energy Agency)


This Working Paper gives an overview of the status and challenges of integrating an increasing share of variable renewables in China, with a focus on areas of generation, power transmission, demand-side management and policy. Some of these areas are intertwined with the nature and design of China’s electricity power market and pricing mechanism, which have an impact on the effectiveness of the country’s targets to accommodate larger shares of renewables.

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  • Kat Cheung, 2011. "Integration of Renewables: Status and Challenges in China," IEA Energy Papers 2011/9, OECD Publishing.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:ieaaaa:2011/9-en

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    3. Zhou, Yuanchun & Zhang, Bing & Zou, Ji & Bi, Jun & Wang, Ke, 2012. "Joint R&D in low-carbon technology development in China: A case study of the wind-turbine manufacturing industry," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 100-108.
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