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China rushes to tap wind before incentive cuts

Beijing

CHINA is on course this year to build four times the total wind power installed in all of Denmark as developers push to build the turbines ahead of cuts to incentives originally designed to spur the industry.

"The trend is towards a rush of installations," said Qin Haiyan, secretary general of the Chinese Wind Energy Association. Beijing may add up to 20 gigawatts of wind power in 2014 and maintain that pace next year, he said.

Should that target be reached, China will this year surpass the...

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