Solar

Shanghai to promote “solar, storage, DC, and flexibility” in public institutional buildings

The Shanghai government recently launched the ‘Action Plan for Green, Low-Carbon and Circular Development of Shanghai Public Institutions’. The plan suggests to explore: the integration of solar power generation, energy storage, DC power distribution, and flexible power consumption for public institutional buildings; the application of renewable energy hot water systems such as solar energy and …

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Statistics for China’s solar sector up to November: total installed capacity reaches 287 GW with country wide curtailment rate at 2.1%

China’s government recently released statistics describing China’s solar sector up to the end of November. A number of interesting figures stand out: China’s total installed capacity reached 287 GW, compared to 253 GW at the end of 2020. Average utilization hours were relatively stable compared to last year, with 1194 hours. Country wide curtailment rate …

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China’s first intertidal solar project has achieved grid connection

China’s first intertidal solar project has achieved grid connection in the intertidal zone of the sea area near Qinggang Town, Yuhuan City, in Zhejiang Province. The project, developed by Huaneng Energy, has an installed capacity of 130MW, covering a water area of approximately 1.2 million square meters. (Huaneng)