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China’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) includes a range of measures and targets which address GHG emission reductions. These include an overarching goal to peak of carbon dioxide emissions by around 2030, and to make best efforts to peak carbon dioxide emissions earlier. China’s NDC also sets...
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    By 2020, 18% economy wide reduction of carbon emissions per unit of GDP below 2015 levels. 13th Five Year Plan LSE summary and China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    By 2030, 60-65% economy wide reduction of carbon emissions per unit of GDP below 2005 levels.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    Around 2030 or earlier, for economy wide CO2 emissions to peak.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    By 2050, more than 50% of primary energy consumption to come from non-fossil energy.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    Planned national emissions trading scheme which covers sectors including power, petrochemicals, chemicals, iron and steel, non-ferrous metals, building production and materials, pulp and paper, and aviation.

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    Aim to turn 1 million hectares of marginal cropland into forest or grassland and increase forest coverage to 23.04% by 2020.

    13th Five Year Plan LSE summary

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    Estimated that by 2020, production and sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrid vehicles will reach 5 million and that that there will be cars produced that consume 5 liters of fossil fuels/100km.

    Energy Saving and New Energy Automotive Industry Development Plan 2012-2020

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    Reduce the consumption of coal and ensure China’s total energy consumption stays below five billion metric tons of standard coal per year.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    By 2030, 50% of total power generation to be from non-fossil power generation.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    By 2030, 80% of the coal fleet to be ultra-low polluting coal-fired power plants.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    By 2020, 15% of total primary energy consumption to come from non-renewable sources, including increasing installed renewable capacity to 680GW.

    13th Renewable Energy Development Five Year Plan

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    By 2020, install the following:

    • 380GW of hydropower;
    • 205GW of onshore wind;
    • 5GW offshore wind;
    • 110GW of Solar PV (60GW of which is distributed solar);
    • 5 GW of CSP/STE;
    • 15GW of Bioenergy; and
    • 530MW of Geothermal.
    China 13th Electricity Development Five Year Plan

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    By 2030, at least 20% of total primary energy consumption to come from non-renewable sources.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    By 2030, new energy demand to be met mostly by clean energy.

    China’s Energy Supply and Consumption Revolution Strategy 2016-2030

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    By 2020, 15% reduction in energy consumption per unit of GDP compared to 2015 levels.

    13th Five Year Plan LSE summary

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    By 2020, cap annual primary energy consumption at 4.8 billion tons of standard coal equivalent.

    Strategic Action Plan for Energy Development 2014-2020

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    By 2020, coal power plants over 600MW required to achieve 300g of coal equivalent/kWh

    Strategic Action Plan for Energy Development 2014-2020

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