Power generation by clean energy in China's Qinghai up 10.3 pct

XINING, June 17 (Xinhua) -- As of Wednesday, northwest China's Qinghai Province had generated about 32.4 billion kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity using clean energy this year, equivalent to saving 11.66 million tonnes of raw coal or slashing 34 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.

Since the beginning of the year, the plateau province has recorded a 10.3-percent increase in its power generation by clean energy year on year, said the State Grid Qinghai Electric Power Company.

During the same period, the electricity powered by clean energy accounted for more than 82.8 percent of the province's total, the company added.

Qinghai is known for its rich water, solar and wind power resources. In 2020, Qinghai's installed power capacity using clean energy hit 36.38 million kWh. Enditem