Energy: China becomes the world's largest solar power market

Updated: 2007-08-27 16:49

With the rapid development of the solar power industry, China has become the world largest consumer of solar energy, industry experts say.

Statistics show that China currently tops the world in production and retention of solar energy, it is also the largest producer of solar water heaters and a major consumer. The country is turning into the world largest market for solar energy.

In the coming September, China will see the opening of the 2007 Solar Word Congress in Beijing, which is the first time to be held in the country. So far, experts from over 50 countries have confirmed their attendance.

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