Mar. 5, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China
's installed capacity of clean energy had totaled 290 gigawatts by the end of 2011, 33.56 GW more than that the most populous country realized a year earlier, said Premier Wen Jiabao at the National People's Congress today.
Last year, China
also washed out backward output capacity of 150 million tons of cement, 31.22 million tons of iron and 19.25 million tons of coke in line with our commitment to sustainable development, Wen added.
Experts from China
Electricity Council said the combined installed capacities of hydropower, nuclear power, wind power, solar power and bio-energy accounted for 27.5% of the country's total installed power capacity as of Dec. 31, 2011.
The installed capacity of hydropower was 230 GW, nuclear power was 12.57 GW and wind power was 45.05 GW at the end of last year, accounting for 21.8%, 1.19% and 4.27% of China
's total installed capacity of electricity.
's installed capacity was 2.14 GW in solar power, 4.36 GW in bio-energy, 24,200 kilowatts in geothermal energy and 6,000 kW in ocean energy at the end of 2011.