China may reach energy self-sufficiency by 2060

China is on track to produce almost three times more power from wind turbines and solar panels than the government has targeted to have in place by the end of the decade – and it could become energy self-sufficient by 2060. Those forecasts come from Goldman Sachs Research, which predicts China’s combined capacity of solar and wind energy will reach 3.3 terawatts by 2030, far exceeding the government’s current target of 1.2 terawatts.

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