China's newly-added installed capacity of wind power amounted to 6.32 GW in the first half of this year, said the National Energy Administration.
The installed capacity of onshore and offshore wind power came in at 5.26 GW and 1.06 GW during the period, respectively.
The increased capacity was mainly concentrated in Shanxi, Hebei, Xinjiang, Shandong and Ningxia, reaching 0.71 GW, 0.65 GW, 0.50 GW, 0.49 GW and 0.40 GW, respectively.
As of end-June, China had a total 217 GW of wind power installed capacity, with 210 GW of onshore and 6.99 GW of offshore capacity.
Wind power generation totaled 237.9 TWh in January-June period across the country, increasing by 10.9% year on year. The average wind power utilization was 1,123 hours, with the highest 1,736 hours recorded by Yunnan province and Sichuan and Guangxi following with 1,488 hours and 1,414 hours.
(Writing by Tammy Yang Editing by Jessie Jia)
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