China’s Nationwide Growth and Reform Fee stated in an announcement that State Grid Ningxia Zhongwei Energy Provide Co. has accomplished the primary part of a 3 GW photo voltaic plant close to Zhongwei, a metropolis within the Tengger Desert, in China’s Ningxia Hui area.

The primary part of the undertaking has a capability of 1 GW and requires an funding of CNY 5.11 billion. Building of the power started in November.

The plant is related to the ultra-high voltage energy line Ningxia-Hunan ±800 kV UHV DC. CNY 100 billion line from Ningxia Hui to Hunan province. It passes by way of Ningxia, Gansu, Shaanxi, Chongqing, Hubei and Hunan provinces.

The three GW undertaking is at the moment the world’s second largest PV plant below development, after the three.3 GW photo voltaic facility state-owned China Huadian is at the moment constructing in Changdu, Sichuan province. It requires a complete funding of round CNY 15.25 billion.

The Hunan authorities stated the photo voltaic park is anticipated to supply 5.78 billion kWh per yr upon full completion.

The world’s largest operational PV plant is at the moment a 2.2 GW facility that Chinese language state-owned utility Huanghe Hydropower Growth put into operation in October 2020. This undertaking additionally related to an ultra-high voltage energy line constructed by China’s State Grid Corp.

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