China Aims to Boost Share of Non-Fossil Sources in Energy Supply

China aims to boost the share of non-fossil sources in its energy mix to 20 percent by 2030 and to 33 percent by 2050, said Han Wenke, head of energy research at the National Development & Reform Commission.

Non-fossil sources including wind, solar, biomass, hydro and nuclear power accounted for about 9.6 percent of China’s energy supply at the end of last year, Han said at a conference in Beijing today, citing government data.

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