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Hainan's energy supply mix in figures

The power mix in the Chinese province is dominated by coal and renewables, but gas and nuclear are expected to gain market share because of the phase-out of coal The power mix in the Chinese province is dominated by coal and renewables, but gas and nuclear are expected to gain market share because of the phase-out of coal.
By Staff reporter 20 November 2019 Asia Pacific / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34805
Map showing energy supply infrastructure in Hainan

China's southernmost province of Hainan – home to around 9 million people – is phasing out coal, a move that will probably benefit gas.

In last week’s issue of Natural Gas Insight, our China specialist Tang Tian analysed how an increased call on gas-fired power generation will be a boon for China National Offshore Oil Corp. and its under-utilised Hainan LNG terminal.

But keeping the cost of gas down and offering reasonable on-grid tariffs will be key...