∞ Analysis: Clean Energy Was Top Driver of China’s Economic Growth in 2023

Published under Mango Paper, Jan 26, 2024

Lauri Myllyvirta and Qi Qin from CREA wrote a guest post for CarbonBrief:

Solar power, along with manufacturing capacity for solar panels, EVs and batteries, were the main focus of China’s clean-energy investments in 2023, the analysis shows.

Without the growth from clean-energy sectors, China’s GDP would have missed the government’s growth target of “around 5%”, rising by only 3.0% instead of 5.2%.

I went back to China last year for a month. I saw so, so many EVs.