28 Jun '12, 5pm

Boost of Solar Power Projects Emerge in China's Xinjiang Region: The government of Bole city, Bortala Mongol Au...

Boost of Solar Power Projects Emerge in China's Xinjiang Region: The government of Bole city, Bortala Mongol Au...

Wang Xinchun, a director at the Investment Invitation Bureau of Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, said it is Bortala’s first PV project and represents a good start at establishing a photovoltaic base in the area and facilitating the diversification of energy sources and an overall upgrade for the sector. The average solar resource in Bortala has been running between 1,450 kWh and 1,470 kWh. Sunshine duration is rather steady all year round, favoring the development and utilization of solar resources. Over ten state-owned enterprises and privately-owned companies have talked with the Bortala government about solar power generation projects in the area during the recent two years, including China Power Investment Corporation, China Datang Corporation Renewable Power, Shandong Linuo and Baoding Tianwei Baobian Electric. According to JCS Solar board chairman and general ma...

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