China pumps up hydropower storage plans to meet climate commitments

Published Sep 13 2021 at 10:00 AM GMT
  • China is ramping up its pumped storage hydropower capacity – seen as crucial to the country achieving its climate commitments – after failing to meet its 2020 target.
  • Pumped storage hydropower is the most common type of energy storage in use today, accounting for more than 94 per cent of installed capacity worldwide.
  • It saves excess power by using it to pump water from a lower to an upper reservoir at night, when electricity demand is low, and releasing it to generate power during the day when….



  • Published Sep 13, 2021 10:00 AM GMT