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

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

News Flash

  • 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.

Related news: China commissions largest pumped storage hybrid project – 3.6GW!

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



Leave A Reply

About Author

Green Building Africa promotes the need for net carbon zero buildings and cities in Africa. We are fiercely independent and encourage outlying thinkers to contribute to the #netcarbonzero movement. Climate change is upon us and now is the time to react in a more diverse and broader approach to sustainability in the built environment. We challenge architects, property developers, urban planners, renewable energy professionals and green building specialists. We also challenge the funding houses and regulators and the role they play in facilitating investment into green projects. Lastly, we explore and investigate new technology and real-time data to speed up the journey in realising a net carbon zero environment for our children.

Copyright Green Building Africa 2024.