China Program

Accelerating China toward a Zero-Carbon 2050


of global energy GHG emissions

>1,200 GW

of renewables installed by 2030


year China aims to achieve carbon neutrality

We Must

Support government in designing smart policy

Partner with business to create proof points

Provide technoeconomic analysis of solutions

RMI Will

Energy Transition–Develop zero-carbon roadmaps for harder-to-abate sectors; accelerate development and deployment of breakthrough technologies; cultivate zero-carbon industries and ecosystem.

Power System Transformation—Prepare the market and system planning to achieve a high penetration of renewables, including an orderly transition from coal.

Subnational Carbon Neutral Demonstration—Create innovative demonstrations of carbon neutrality with a focus on cross-sector synergy to support China's national 2060 carbon neutral goal.

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RMI is providing the technical and economic pathways for China to peak carbon emissions by 2030 and reach a zero-carbon economy by 2050.