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China Aims to Triple Solar PV to 70 Gigawatts by 2017

China is planning to triple its installed solar capacity by 2017, to 70 gigawatts (that’s 70 billion watts), to reduce its reliance on coal. In the next three years, China also intends to boost its wind energy production to 150 GW, biomass to 11 GW, and hydro power to 330 GW. (h/t InsideClimate News)