China Passes Renewable Energy Law

May 2005
Solar Today;May/Jun2005, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p18
Academic Journal
Reports on the passing of the first renewable energy (RE) law by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress in China. Focus on increasing the country's RE capacity; Proposition for power grid operators' purchase of energy resources from registered RE producers; Offers of financial incentives for RE projects.


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