“China is Now the World’s Largest Producer of Solar Power” – Collective Evolution – February 12, 2017

On February 12, 2017 Collective Evolution reported that China is now the world’s largest producer of solar power.  According to the article, the National Energy Administration (NEA) of China documented that the country had a capacity of 77.42 gigawatts at year-end 2016, after doubling its installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity in 2016.   Nevertheless, solar energy represents only one percent and total renewalbe energy 11% of China’s energy production.  China plans to increase renewable energy production by 110 gigawatts during the next three years and increase the proportion of renewable energy to 20% by 2030.

You may read the article on the Collective Evolution internet site.