Construction Starts on Worlds Biggest Solar Plant in China – 3.3GW!

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  • State-owned power generation company China Huadian Corporation has started construction on a 3.3GW solar power plant in Changdu City, in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country.
  • This follows the previous record set in China with the 2,2 GW solar PV plant commissioned in September 2020 by Huanghe Hydro­power Developments in San Tala, Gonghe County, Qinghai Province, China.

The US$ 2.51 billion project comprises the Mangkang Angdo and Gongju Lator solar plants. The power company said the site will be integrated with agriculture and pastoral cultivation.

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The project is one of nine clean energy projects listed in China’s 14th five-year plan. Those renewables projects will have a combined generation capacity of 300GW and will cost around US$47 billion, according to the National Energy Administration.

Author: GBA News Desk

 

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