• China Cleantech Update February 02, 2016

    News Summary:

    • 152MW Jiangsu offshore windfarm gets partial grid connection
    • Chinese firm gets another EPC project in Africa
    • 2015 annual power plant utilization hours released
    • Inner Mongolia company signs 300MW wind farm development agreement

    Offshore: China General Nuclear Connects Part of 152MW Offshore Wind Farm
    China General Nuclear, the largest nuclear power operator in China, achieved grid connection for six of its 4MW offshore wind turbines. The Jiangsu Rudong 152MW offshore wind farm is 10km from shore, while water is at a maximum depth of 10-15 meters. (Xinhua CN)
    CGN plans to connect 38 4MW offshore wind turbines using simple monopile foundations.  The 152MW offshore farm is forecast to produce 400GWh of power annually, equivalent to a coal power plant using 131kt of standard coal which would emit 267kt of CO2.  

    Figure: A monopile offshore wind turbine.

  • China Cleantech Update June 02, 2016

    News Summary:

    • 153MW overseas EPC project delivered to Ethiopia
    • Top 100 machinery industry companies
    • Hebei coal industry plans to wind down
    • SDIC Power buys foreign offshore wind power company in England

    Wind: ADAMA Phase II 153 MW Wind Power Plant in Ethiopa Completed
    China Power recently completed the delivery of 102 1.5  MW wind turbines to the ADAMA Phase II wind farm in Ethiopia. The total installed capacity for the wind farm is 153 MW. The export project is part of China‚Äôs one belt policy, where it hopes to have unifying push toward exporting its technologies to developing markets globally. (China Power CN)
    President Xi Jinping Inspecting a Wind Farm Model 

    Source: Power China
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