12th Five-Year Plan for the Development of National Economy and Society (2011-2015) China 2011
|Name of policy||12th Five-Year Plan for the Development of National Economy and Society (2011-2015)|
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|Policy description|| Decrease the carbon intensity of GDP by 17% by 2015; to decrease the energy intensity of GDP by 16%; to increase the share of non-fossil fuel primary energy consumption to 11.4%; and to increase forest coverage by 21.6%.
Additional capacity of 70 GW from 6 onshore and 2 offshore wind parks planned. 12th FYP also includes plan to set up 1,000 “solar energy model villages” (http://ghs.ndrc.gov.cn/ghwb/gjwngh/201109/P020110919590835399263.pdf page 21 bullet point 8)as well as the idea to in Tibet, Inner Mongolia, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Xinjiang, Yunnan and other provinces, focus on the completion of more than 5 million kilowatts of solar power plants (page 30, point 4). According to http://www.kreab.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/17/2013/07/FYP-for-Energy-Development.pdf, also contains plan to raise solar generation capacity to 21 GW (from less than 1 GW in 2010).
|Date of decision||2011|
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|End date of implementation||2015|
|Source or references||http://ghs.ndrc.gov.cn/ghwb/gjwngh/201109/P020110919590835399263.pdf|
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