13th Five Year Plan for Energy Development China 2016

Name of policy 13th Five Year Plan for Energy Development China 2016
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country China
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Target
    • GHG reduction target
      • Formal & legally binding GHG reduction target
    • Renewable energy target
      • Formal & legally binding renewable energy target
Sector name
  • General
    Policy description Targets by 2020:

    Share of non-fossil fuels in primary energy consumption above 15% (was 15% before) Installed nuclear power capacity 58GW + 30 GW uder construction capacity Installed hydropower capacity 340 GW + 39.49 GW (pumped storage) Installed wind power capacity 210 GW Installed biomass power capacity 15 GW Installed solar PV power capacity 105 GW of solar power, a Installed solar thermal power capacity 5 GW Installed coal power capacity within 1100 GW Coal consumption cap 4.1 Gt coal/year Share of coal in primary energy mix below 58% Average consumption of newly built coal power plants 300gce/kWh

    Policy type
    • Energy efficiency
    • Renewables
    • Nuclear or CCS or fuel switch3
    Policy stringency
    Implementation state Implemented
    Date of decision 2016
    Start date of implementation 2016
    End date of implementation
    High impact GHG reduction
    Impact indicator


    Source or references https://policy.asiapacificenergy.org/node/2918
    Supports policies
    Is supported by policies
    Comments (background and assessment)
    Status Final

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