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China’s new wind, solar power capacity surged in 2020, analysts say authority likely adjusted calculation method

China's wind and solar power installations surged in 2020, reflecting Beijing’s pledge to cut fossil fuel dependence and bring carbon emissions to a peak within a decade.

China added 71.67 gigawatts of wind power capacity last year, the highest on record and nearly triple the level seen in 2019, according to data released by the National Energy Administration (NEA) late on Wednesday.

The 2020 figure is ahead of the 60.4 GW . . .

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