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China 13th Hydropower Development Five Year Plan (2016-2020)

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 17 May 2021

The 13th Hydropower Development Five Year Plan (2016-2020) was adopted by the National Energy Administration on 17th October 2016.

China’s goal is increase total installed hydropower capacity to 380 GW by 2020 of which 40 GW of pumped hydro. Aimed 380 GW of hydropower capacity will be generating ca. 1.25 TWh of power which is equivalent to 50% of national non-fossil energy consumption. 

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