China's cumulative installed capacity for solar photovoltaic (PV) power reached 28.05 GW by the end of 2014, up 60 percent year on year, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA).
Of the cumulative installed capacity, 23.38 GW came from solar power stations and 4.67 GW from distributed solar projects, NEA said.
China has been working to increase its share of non-fossil fuels in the power matrix, including hydropower, wind power, solar power and nuclear power.
The State Council released an action plan on energy development for 2014-2020 last November, promising more efficient, self-sufficient, green and innovative energy production and consumption.
According to the annual government work report delivered by Premier Li Keqiang last Thursday, the Chinese government plans to reduce energy intensity, or units of energy per unit of GDP, by 3.1 percent in 2015.

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