1H2019 China report shows solar curtailment rate of 2.4%, a 1.2% YoY decrease

1H2019 China report shows solar curtailment rate of 2.4%, a 1.2% YoY decrease

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In 1H2019, newly installed capacity of solar in China totaled 11.4GW, of which 6.82GW was centralized and 4.58GW was distributed. 

With this newly installed capacity, the country’s total solar installed capacity reached 186GW, and its power generation, 107TWh. Total curtailment during this period amounted to 2.6TWh, a 0.57TWh year-on-year (YoY) decrease, with curtailment mainly concentrated in Tibet (25.7%), Xinjiang (10.6%), Gansu (6.9%) and Qinghai (6.3%). (NEA)