China completes its biggest solar power plant

Oct 16, 2020 01:16 PM ET
  • A 2.2 GW solar PV plant has actually been linked to the grid in Qinghai province by Huanghe Hydropower Development.

The completed plant is the biggest of its kind in China and the second largest in the world. China's biggest solar power terminal prior to this was the Tengger Desert Solar Park in the northwest district of Ningxia with a capability of 1.54 GW while India's Bhadla Solar Park is the biggest around the world.

Huanghe's plant is reported to have actually cost $2.2 billion (RMB148.6 bn) and also is part of an intended 16 GW sustainable power complicated, which includes two converter terminals of 8 GW. SupChina claimed that building of the plant was finished in four months as well as it includes a 202.9 MW energy storage space system provided by Sungrow.

According to a report, the State Grid Corporation was accountable for the $3.18 bn (RMB214.9 bn) valued ultra high-voltage high-voltage line.

China plans to build the world's largest very grid by connecting the nation's six local power grids as well as transmitting electrical power from renewable energies in the west to the east where power need is especially extreme. This September Chinese President Xi Jinping promised at the United Nations General Assembly during environment week NYC 2020 that China will achieve carbon neutrality by 2060, nonetheless information of how this will be accomplished have actually not yet been provided.It will require to install 1,905 GW of solar generation capability by mid-century to achieve its objective 。.

" This monster PV facility is a further turning point in the advancement of large-scale eco-friendly generation centers in China," said Greg Jones, a projects expert at Pinsent Masons, the law practice behind Out-Law. "Historically there have been concerns with eco-friendly power being stranded whilst awaiting ideal grid link, however this project's UHV line and also the broader nationwide extremely grid strategy demonstrates a firm commitment to placing this right. We can anticipate many more facilities at this scale in the coming years offered the financial investment required to attain the carbon nonpartisanship goal.".