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Enabling China’s sustainable
energy future
Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information;
content may ...
Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information;
content may not be copied or distributed without explic...
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Azure presents at China Windpower 2010

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Oct. 13-15 – Two of Azure's wind energy experts deliver key presentations at the 2010 China Windpower conference in Beijing. Sebastian Meyer and Hubert Beaumont provided unique insights to an expert audience of national and international industry professionals, government actors and windpower specialists from non-governmental organisations.

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Azure presents at China Windpower 2010

  1. 1. Enabling China’s sustainable energy future Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent China Windpower Wind energy integration in China Challenges to wind resources investments Industry update by Azure International’s Sebastian Meyer & Hubert Beaumont
  2. 2. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent 6 • Tracking the order books of manufacturers and component suppliers enables identification of repeat customers, shifts in buying behavior, niches, etc. • Integration of wind energy in China’s energy mix is a challenge. Suitable locations for wind projects are typically far away from industrial centers. Installation outlook Azure pipeline tracking long term (~2020)short term (~2015)2010Date 30 GW10 GWTarget 240 GW75 GW25 GWAzure
  3. 3. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent Integration challenge – Policy response Concentration of wind and coal • Concentrate wind and coal power generation • Transmission of power over long distances • Construction of an ultra-high voltage power grid • Considerable mid-term risks for wind investors • Scale of investment overcomes challenges in the long-term
  4. 4. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent Integration challenge – Policy response Concentration of wind and coal
  5. 5. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent Integration challenge Policy and market responses Policy response Market response Concentrate wind and coal power generation Invest in off-shore wind power generation Transmit energy over long distances Avoids long-distance transmission of power Construct an ultra-high- voltage power grid Pipeline currently stands at 17 GW Considerable mid-term risk for wind investors Exploitable resources of 11,000 TWh p/a Government investment overcomes challenges in the long-term Off-shore wind resources pose different challenges
  6. 6. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent Integration challenge Policy and market responses Policy response • Concentrate wind and coal power generation • Transmission of power over long distances • Construction of an ultra-high voltage power grid • Considerable mid-term risks for wind investors • Scale of investment overcomes challenges in the long-term Market response • Investment in off-shore wind energy • Off-shore wind avoids long-distance transmission of power • Pipeline currently stands at 17 GW • Exploitable resources of 11,000 TWh p/a • Off-shore wind resources pose different challenges
  7. 7. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent Integration challenge – Market response Off-shore wind, bring energy closer • China’s off-shore/near-shore pipeline currently stands at 17 GW • Exploitable resources of 11,000 TWh per annum, similar to the North Sea • Off-shore wind avoids long distance transmission of wind energy • Development of China’s off-shore wind resources poses different challenges • Azure is uniquely placed to support the development of off-shore wind projects
  8. 8. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent Turning challenges into opportunities Towards better wind integration • Which critical governance issues will affect your China operations in the long-run? • Which locations show the greatest promise for the development of wind resources? • What is the history, technology and track record of wind turbines manufactured in China? • Will the supplier be around to honor warranty obligations? • Azure helps you understand challenges and pursue opportunities in China’s wind market
  9. 9. Copyright (c) 2010, Azure International – proprietary information; content may not be copied or distributed without explicit and prior consent Azure International • Azure is a leading provider of cleantech business intelligence and support in the Chinese market since 2003 • We provide research, due diligence and technical support for your cleantech investments and operations in China. • Contact us on (+86) 10 8447 7053 or www.azure- international.com

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