China China guides renewable energy consumption scheme

Exclusion of YoY increases in renewable energy from total energy consumption limit scheme

China guides renewable energy consumption scheme

On Nov. 16, 2022, China’s National Development and Reform Commission and other government departments announced on the commission’s website that year-on-year increases in renewable energy consumption are excluded from the country’s energy consumption limit scheme. The official circular clarifies what types of renewable energy are excluded from the energy consumption limit scheme. It also says a system will be developed to verify renewable energy consumption through “green power certificates”.


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LIU Yake

Researcher, Research & Consulting Dept. EnviX Ltd.

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worked as a research assistant at Department of Environmental Planning and Management, School of Environment, Tsinghua University for 4 years, and then joint in Envix in April, 2022, currently is mainly responsible for consulting on EHS regulation compliance in East Asia.


MA, Environmental Econimics, Hiroshima University