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China’s Yunnan Province Achieves Remarkable Growth in New Energy Power Generation in 2023

Beijing, February 24, 2024, The Europe Today: The Yunnan branch of the China Southern Power Grid has reported that new energy power generation in southwest China’s Yunnan Province reached an impressive 41 billion kWh in 2023, marking a substantial increase of 56 percent compared to the previous year. The province’s commitment to renewable energy sources has resulted in a remarkable surge in new energy production, contributing significantly to China’s broader goals of sustainable development.

The China Southern Power Grid also highlighted that Yunnan achieved an outstanding new energy power utilization rate of 99.78 percent in 2023. This exceptional utilization rate underscores the effective integration and optimization of renewable energy sources within the province, demonstrating Yunnan’s dedication to environmentally conscious power generation.

As of now, Yunnan boasts a total installed capacity of new energy amounting to 35.9 million kilowatts, representing nearly 30 percent of the province’s total power capacity. This substantial investment in new energy infrastructure positions Yunnan as a key player in advancing China’s efforts towards clean and sustainable energy practices.

In alignment with national objectives for environmentally friendly development, China has committed to peak carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2060. Yunnan Province’s significant strides in new energy power generation contribute substantially to these broader goals, exemplifying the region’s commitment to high-quality and green growth.

The success of Yunnan’s new energy initiatives not only reflects the province’s dedication to environmental sustainability but also sets an encouraging example for other regions to embrace clean energy solutions. The China Southern Power Grid anticipates continued growth and progress in Yunnan’s new energy sector, further reinforcing the province’s position as a leader in sustainable power generation.