Meta Data
Title in national language: 
风电发展“十三五”规划
Draft: 
No
Revision of previous policy?: 
No
Draft Year: 
2016
Effective Start Year: 
2016
Effective End Year: 
2020
Scope: 
National
Document Type: 
Plan/Strategy
Economic Sector: 
Energy, Power, Industry
Energy Types: 
Power, Renewable, Wind
Issued by: 
National Energy Administration
Overall Summary: 
The plan clarifies the guidelines, principles, priorities, main tasks and targets for the wind power development during the 13th Five-Year Plan period of China (2010-2020).
Efficiency
EE targets: 
According to the calculation, wind power generation capacity of 2020 will be equivalent to an annual savings of 150 million tce. [...]
EE action plans: 
The wind power will be used as an important measure for promoting the energy transmission, energy conservation and emission reduction in the eastern and southern regions, as well as promoting the local economic and social development.
Renewable Energy
RE priorities: 
By 2020, effectively resolve the problem of wind curtailment. [...] ---carry out offshore wind energy resources survey and evaluation, improve the offshore wind power development plan in coastal provinces. Speed up the construction of offshore wind power project progress[...]
RE targets: 
By the end of 2020, the total installed capacity of wind power integrated to the grid network will be more than 210 million kilowatts, of which offshore wind power will be more than 5 million kilowatts; annual wind power power generation will be 420 billion kwh, accounting for about 6% of national total power generation. ---By 2020, in eastern and southern regions, new installed onshore wind power capacity will be more than 42 million kilowatts, the total installed capacity will be more than 70 million kilowatts. ---By 2020, the new grid integrated wind power will be about 35 million kilowatts, the cumulative amount will be around 135 million kilowatts. ---By 2020, the national offshore wind power construction scale will be 10 million kilowatts[...].
RE action plans: 
Speed up the exploration of the onshore wind power resource in central eastern and southern China ---Focus on the offshore wind power construction and development in Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong and other provinces. [...]Actively promote the offshore wind power construction in Tianjin, Hebei, Shanghai, Hainan and other provinces.[...] ---In some areas such as Mengxi, to promote the wind power and other new energy integration and consumption demonstration projects by carrying out planning and construction, scheduling operation, policy mechanisms and other aspects of innovation and practice[...] ---In Beijing-Tianjin and Hebei and its surrounding areas, in accordance with air pollution prevention and control work and the target of renewable energy power consumption, carry out regional wind power co-consumption mechanism innovation.[...] ---In Sichuan, Yunnan, Guizhou provinces and other regions, [...] to carry out wind power and hydropower and other renewable energy comprehensive complementary hybrid renewable energy demonstration project[...].
RE prioritization, portfolio standards: 
By 2020, effectively resolve the problem of wind curtailment. [...] ---Combined with the power system reform, urge all local governments to implement the guaranteed buyout of electricity generated by renewable energy resources mechanism in accordance with the "Renewable Energy Law" [...].
Cooperation in RE: 
Taking the opportunity of “Belt and Road” initiative and other bi- multiple cooperation mechanism, Closely integrated with the "one by one" initiative and international multilateral and bilateral cooperation mechanism[...], orderly promote the internationalization of wind power industry. ---Encourage the domestic wind power institutions to actively participate in international standards making and reviewing works. And encourage technical exchanges and cooperation with overseas enterprises and relevant institutions[...]
Environment
Pollution level targets, PM10, PM2.5, SOx, NOx: 
According to calculation and estimation, by 2020, the wind power generation will help achieve an annual reduction of 1.3 million ton SO2 and 1.1 million ton NOx [...]
GHG emissions reduction targets: 
According to calculation and estimation, by 2020, the wind power generation will help achieve an annual reduction[...] of 380 million ton of CO2.
Pollution control action plans: 
In Beijing-Tianjin and Hebei and its surrounding areas, in accordance with air pollution prevention and control work and the target of renewable energy power consumption, carry out regional wind power co-consumption mechanism innovation.[...]
Carbon markets: 
Fully understand the positive impacts of carbon market on wind power and other clean energy industry development, pay attention to carbon asset management work, [...] Improve the construction of green certificate trading platform, to promote the implementation of green power certificate transactions[...].
Green finance: 
Encourage financial institutions to issue green bonds, encourage policy banks to [...]support the wind power industry, commercial banks to promote the project financing model. And encourage the wind power enterprises to use public offering, green bonds, asset securitization, finance leasing, to explore the new financing model.
Pricing
Energy pricing: 
[...]improve the offshore wind power pricing policies[...] ---[...]In accordance with the electricity market reform, improve the price mechanism for the peak and off-peak time electricity prices, and encourage wind power and hydro power to participate in the external power market competition.
Energy Supply and Infrastructure
Energy supply priorities: 
Speed up the exploration of the onshore wind power resource in central eastern and southern China
Energy mix: 
Annual wind power generating capacity should be 420 billion kwh, accounting for about 6% of the total power generation of the country.
Infrastructure development priorities: 
In accordance with the layout of the grid and the upgrading of rural power grids, considering the local conditions[...] promote the development and construction of the distributed wind power[...]. ---[...]focus on the construction of grids for wind farms[...]. Speed up the promotion of supporting the export of wind power key inter-provincial UHV channel construction[...] ---In Beijing-Tianjin and Hebei and its surrounding areas, in accordance with air pollution prevention and control work and the target of renewable energy power consumption, carry out regional wind power co-consumption mechanism innovation.[...]
Governance
Energy management principles: 
Revise and improve the technical guidelines of electric power dispatching, improve the prediction accuracy of wind power, and promote the participation of wind power in power balance[...]
National policy structure: 
Improve the wind power policy environment. [...] simplify the approval of wind power projects supporting documents, make policies for coordinated comprehensive development of wind power and forest and land, to improve the efficiency of wind power development and utilization. Establish the wind power project investment access policy to ensure wind power development and the order for wind power development and construction.
Energy institutional structures: 
Strengthen government management and coordination. Speed up the establishment of the operation mechanism which coordinates various governmental departments including energy department, land and territories, forestry, environmental protection, marine and other government departments, clarify the management responsibilities for different government departments and administrative procedures, in order to provide a good market environment for the wind power development.
Statistics collection and management: 
Encourage international cooperation among national wind power public laboratories, establish mutual trust, and share public wind power databases. ---[...]Apply the big data, "Internet +" and other information technologies, establish an information monitoring system, and realize the information management for the wind power industry. ---[...]Improve the information monitoring system, regularly release the wind power consumption data.
Public database availability: 
establish the public technology platform. Construct national wind resources public service platform, and provide wind resource data.
Technology
Clean energy technology priorities: 
Promote independent industrial technology and technological innovation. improve the application level of big data and other smart manufacturing technologies, therefore comprehensively enhance the performance of wind power generation capacity[...]
R&D renewable energy: 
Improve the level of wind power development technology. Promote low speed wind turbine technology progress, according to local conditions to promote conventional wind power, [...].
Technology collaboration with other member States: 
Encourage the domestic wind power institutions to actively participate in international standards making and reviewing works. And encourage technical exchanges and cooperation with overseas enterprises and relevant institutions[...] ---Encourage international cooperation among national wind power public laboratories, establish mutual trust, and share public wind power databases.
Industrialization support: 
Improve wind power equipment manufacturing level and research capabilities. Ensure that at least 3-5 equipment manufacturing enterprises fully meet the international advanced level, and significantly improve the market share. ---Promote the construction of industrial service system. Optimize the consulting services industry[...]. Actively develop specialised service for operation and maintenance, technological transformation, power and electricity transactions etc., improve market management and establish rules. Innovative business model and management tools.