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Opinion: Problems in planning, market design and pricing cause China to waste much of its renewable energy capacity despite leading the world in investment in the sector

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
Although renewable power plants are built, the power they generate is often wasted because it cannot be transmitted to demand centers, cannot be used at the right time, or is perceived to be too expensive," write Kate Gordon and Anders Hove.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.