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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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News Summary:

  • 2018 newly installed grid connected wind power exceeds 20GW
  • Tianjin DRC publishes distributed wind plan (2018-2025)
  • 7 billion CNY pumped hydro station begins construction in Zhejiang
  • China’s farthest offshore wind turbine successfully installed
  • Qinghai’s clean energy supply exceeds 10TWh



2018 newly installed grid connected wind power exceeds 20GW

By the end of 2018, China’s total installed grid connected wind power capacity reached 184.26GW, a 12.4% year-on-year (YOY) increase. The nation’s total installed grid connected PV power reached 174.63GW, a 33.6% YOY increase. On the power consumption side, national power consumption totaled 6,844.9TWh, an 8.5% YOY increase. (NEA)

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Tianjin DRC publishes distributed wind plan (2018-2025)

Tianjin’s 2018-2025 distributed wind plan, in combination with the overall city development plan and the current state of implementation of land, power grid and wind resources, reveals that the target for installed capacity of distributed wind power is set to reach 780MW by 2025. (TianjinDRC)

Tianjin 100m height wind speed distribution map

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7 billion CNY Pumped hydro station begins construction in Zhejiang

The Zhejiang Qujiang pumped hydroelectric energy storage station has begun construction. With a design capacity of 1200MW, the PHES station represents a total investment of 7.3 billion CNY. The station has a planned construction period of 70 months and once completed will have twice the installed capacity of the two Xin'anjiang hydropower stations that are also scheduled to be completed in 2025. (JJSB)

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China’s farthest offshore wind turbine successfully installed

The first large-diameter offshore monopile foundation for wind turbines has been successfully installed in the Jiangsu Dafeng Offshore Wind Power Project. This is the first offshore wind turbine to be located as far as 70km from shore. (BJX)

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Renewable energy export from Qinghai during 2018exceeds 10TWh

During 2018a total of 12,569 TWh of renewable energy was produced in Qinghai, of which 10.065TWh was exported to other provinces. At present, the installed capacity of Qinghai Province’s grid-connected renewable energy has reached 12.27GW, including 9GW of PV, 2.66GW of wind and 60MW ofsolar thermal power. During 2018, the government of Qinghai province has signed framework agreements with neighboring provinces, giving priority to absorption of new energy coming from Qinghai. (State grid paper)


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