About The Author

Changgui 'CG' Dong currently works in Beijing at the School of Public Administration and Policy, Renmin University of China. Changgui does research in energy and environment policy, policy design & evaluation, and quantitative methods.

Roaring Wind Curtailment Under China’s Economic New Normal

China’s energy transition from a system dominated by coal to one of the world’s largest deployments of wind power is facing major challenges after China has entered the economic “New Normal” in recent years. A key phenomenon is serious wind curtailment, where potential clean wind power is abandoned and the associated environmental and climate benefits