Clean energy adds wings to China’s countryside communities

Beijing Review | Jun 14, 2022 at 2:00 AM
  • Remaining on the national list of the least developed counties until 2017, Lankao in Henan Province was plagued by strong winds for centuries and its economy suffered greatly.
  • Rural areas, especially those in the country’s central and western regions, have abundant wind and solar resources and are regions where rooftops and idle lands can be utilized for power generating facilities.
  • A report by the Biomass Energy Industry Promotion Association in 2021 projected that China’s annual production of biomass will reach nearly 3.8 billion tons by 2030 and over 5.3 billion tons by 2060.