China's state planner said that the country aims to have non-fossil fuels produce about 20 percent of total energy consumption by 2030 and to contribute to more than half of demand by 2050.
|China has been attempting to shift power production away from coal for some years. The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said that carbon dioxide emissions will peak in China by the year 2030. The NDRC says it wants to increase oil and underground natural gas storage but did not give details as to how this would be done. China will increase its production of wind and solar energy.|