Welcome to Azure International

Azure International is a leading investment and advisory company focused on China's cleantech energy sector. Founded in 2003, we have a team of 20+ local and international professionals based in China with backgrounds in engineering, marketing, manufacturing, consulting, policy, government relations and finance. In addition to deep advisory capabilities in renewable energy, energy efficiency, carbon management, and energy finance, we have proven capability to invest in and accelerate the development of clean energy companies.  Our portfolio and partner companies have achieved both significant commercial success and returns to investors. Azure provides the necessary expertise and execution capabilities in China to lead relationship development with government and strategic partners, project execution, sourcing, sales and technology development – all with deep understanding of Chinese and international requirements.

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Wind – China wind export figures for 2013 show substantial growth: China exported 688 MW of wind turbines in 2013, representing growth of 60% versus the prior year’s 430 MW. Cumulative wind exports are 1,389 MW, the vast majority of which took place in 2012 and 2013. Goldwind accounts for 45% of cumulative exports, and accounted for over 50% of China wind exports in 2013. (BJX, in Chinese)

Wind – Ming Yang gains approval for 300 MW offshore project: Jiangsu has approved Ming Yang to build a 300 MW offshore facility near Rudong, already the site of China’s largest offshore wind farm. (Ming Yang, in English) Ming Yang has also signed an agreement to test its new 6 MW offshore wind turbine in the seas near Norway. (Windpower Monthly, in English)

Wind – Suntien to build 49.5 MW wind farm in Hebei: The RMB 470 million project will begin construction in a few months. (Windpower Intelligence, in English)

Wind – Huadian to build 100 MW wind farm near Lijiang, Yunnan: Huadian Jinzhong has signed a preliminary agreement with the local government to develop a 100 MW wind project. The project will likely be completed in two phases. (Windpower Intelligence, in English)

Solar – Hanergy partners with Japan’s Sojitz to enter Japanese market: The two companies announced that they are planning several PV projects, including a 10 MW thin-film manufacturing facility in Japan using Hanergy’s CIGS technology. Japan has become a major export destination for China’s solar products as the U.S., India and the EU raise tariffs and trade barriers. (PV-Tech, in English)

Solar – Hanwha ships 9.5 MW of solar to Ikaros in U.K.: The panels will be used in two separate installations, one 3 MW and the other 6.5 MW. Hanwha previously delivered 11.5 MW to Ikaros for a plant in Norfolk. (PV-Tech, in English)

Solar – Government eases tax red tape for distributed solar: Distributed solar systems selling power back to the grid can use a simple invoicing form, the government announced, rather than the complex corporate form. State Grid can collect any tax due. (PV-Tech, in English; PV Magazine, in English)

Regulatory – Central government publicizes checkups on polluting factories: The report includes detailed inspection results at factories and power plants found to have violated air pollution limits, falsified emissions data, or incorrectly operated emissions control devices. (BJX, in Chinese) Coal plants are paid a tariff set for desulfurized, de-NOx coal power, but in the past observers have noted that coal plants install mandated equipment such as scrubbers and then fail to operate it.


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