Oct 15, 2022
Today, we’re talking about China’s evolving market for green
energy and renewable power purchases, with Sharon Feng, at Director
of Advisory Services and Research at Azure International. Sharon is
an expert in China’s power markets, including renewables, energy
storage, power trading, and clean energy procurement. She has
worked in previous roles at GE, Siemens, and the philanthropy Save
the Children, and holds degrees from Peking University and the
Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. Not least, she has spoken
at several Beijing Energy Network events and is based in the lovely
Ditan Park of Beijing.
In today's podcast we cover:
- What has changed in China's green power markets in the past few
years leading to growing interest in this type of power?
- How is green power priced, and is it always priced at a
- What are the volumes like?
- What provinces are most active, and what is happening on
inter-provincial trading of renewables?
- How the market is likely to develop in the future, including
integration with carbon markets.
- Whether requirements that wind and solar projects install
energy storage are hurting the competitiveness of renewables.
- Whether distributed solar can participate in green power
- Whether energy storage makes sense for corporate buyers on a
- The role of time-of-use pricing for retail power customers and
wholesale spot markets for generators.
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