China’s goal is 50 GW of solar power by 2020
China has some of the globe’s worst air and water quality but has an economy growing.
China doubled its target for solar power capacity to 50 gigawatts for 2020 because his power requirement is one of the highest in the world.
China vast experience in building solar panels will help her in building the necessary infrastructure for its own solar power needs.
Beijing has ordered safety inspections of the country’s nuclear plants and “temporarily” suspended approval of new and proposed projects following the disasters in Japan, but has said it will continue to develop the technology.
China hopes its installed solar power capacity will reach 10 gigawatts by 2015 and 50 gigawatts by the end of the decade.
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