China wants to increase renewable investments in Africa, but how can it turn around years of energy investment flowing into fossil fuel and big hydro? Dr. Shen Wei shares his views.
President Xi Jinping’s new pledge not only puts the fate of many coal power plants on the line, but also changes the long standing narrative of the BRI
China’s support for coal power around the world is likely to end quietly, without the kind of high-level policy announcement that many have been hoping for, argues Tom Baxter
Chinese think tank CREEI wants to spearhead a new approach to planning China’s overseas energy investment
Dr Pichamon Yeophantong shares her observations about how Chinese infrastructure companies approach gender in project development
Despite strong domestic performance, the Chinese renewable energy sector’s lack of financial support overseas is multifaceted.
Overseas energy finance from China’s policy banks has been declining since 2017 due to a combination of demand and supply constraints. A rebound in 2020 is unlikely.
New paper sheds light on reasons behind the lack of renewable energy lending from China’s policy banks
China’s power infrastructure investment comes in multiple forms, all of which entail different risks
A first-person account of how China’s hydropower giants engage with civil society groups when operating overseas