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Author: Lydia Bischof (page 3 of 3)

China’s investment plan into the Power Grid until 2020

UHV lines in Inner Mongolia
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In the end of July 2015, the National Energy Administration of China released the 2015-2020 Power Grid construction and reform plan. The document describes the grid development and upgrade plans for the next 5 years.

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Wind curtailment in China

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The currently installed and grid-connected capacity of wind energy in China is 105.5 GW. But the installation of new wind turbines especially in the north-eastern and north-western provinces of China still leads to considerable curtailment.

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Electricity prices in times of extreme energy generation – solar eclipse challenges the energy turnaround (“Energiewende”)

With the increasing feed of renewable energies in times of the energy turnaround (Energiewende) players of the energy market fears supply shortages and grid instabilities due to performance degradation of renewable power plants. The partial solar eclipse on 20 March 2015 tested the flexibility of the energy market with perspective on the period after shutting down the nuclear power plants.

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