Annual Report 2018
Country Reports


Peng Wei (National Ocean Technology Center)



In 2018, the mid-term evaluation about “the 13th Five-Year Plan for Marine Renewable Energy (2016-2020)” was conducted by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR). The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) released the National Key Research and Development Programme ‘Renewable energy and hydrogen energy technology’ to support the R&D of ocean energy. The new round of Special Funding Programme for Marine Renewable Energy (SFPMRE) was initiated, and 2 demonstration projects were funded. Some new tidal current turbines were deployed in 2018.