Overview of wind power generation in China: Status and development

Yi Feng, Heyun Lin, Siu Lau Ho, Jianhu Yan, Jianning Dong, Shuhua Fang, Yunkai Huang

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Wind power generation has increased rapidly in China over the last decade. In this paper the authors present an extensive survey on the status and development of wind power generation in China. The wind resource distributions in China are presented and assessed, and the 10 GW-scale wind power generation bases are introduced in details. The domestic research status of main components of WP system is then elaborated, followed by an evaluation of the wind power equipment manufacturers. Finally, the outlook for the development of the wind power utilization in China is presented.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)847-858
Number of pages12
JournalRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jun 2015


  • China
  • Developing trends
  • Equipment manufacturing
  • Research status
  • Wind power generation
  • Wind resource distribution

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment


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