Like states in the U.S., some Chinese provinces produce more solar power than others because they are in sunnier regions. The ones that produce more have lower feed-in tariff rates.
China's move to increase its solar power generation comes at the same time the country is pressing ahead in other high-tech areas, including supercomputing.
China maintained its first-place ranking among the world's top supercomputers makers, according to the 47th edition of the TOP500 list.
China's Sunway TaihuLight supercomputer is the new No. 1 system, with 93 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second).
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