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Solar Outshines Wind to Lead China’s Clean-Energy Transition

Capacity from panels is overtaking turbines by the end of this year in China.

Photovoltaic panels at a solar farm operated by Yellow River Power in Gonghe County, Qinghai province, China.

Photovoltaic panels at a solar farm operated by Yellow River Power in Gonghe County, Qinghai province, China.

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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In some ways solar is having too much success in China.