- Antai New Energy to provide up to 100 MW solar racking for distributed solar projects in China
- CGN to accelerate the construction of energy projects in Qinghai, and actively contribute to the construction of Qinghai’s national clean energy industry base
- State Council Information Office publishes White Paper on China-Africa Cooperation in the New Era
- Chengbu County and Wuling Power sign agreement to develop 1.27 GW of PV projects
- Luoyang Glass subsidiary Qinhuangdao Northern Glass to invest RMB 1.1 bn in PV cell encapsulation production project
Antai & Dingjing partner for distributed PV projects: Chinese solar racking supplier Antai New Energy will be providing up to 100 MW solar racking for distributed solar projects in China. It has partnered with Dingjing Combine, which focuses on development, construction and operation of solar projects in China. Both companies will jointly explore rooftop power project developments and also exchange knowledge and technical expertise. In September, Antai had supplied a 400 MW solar tracker to China-based project developer and EPC Jiayan (see China PV News Snippets: Antaisolar, Guidong, GCL, Shandong)
CGN to increase investment in Qinghai: State owned energy corporation China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) New Energy has signed an agreement with Qinghai Province, the company announced. With this, CGN will increase its investment in the Province, accelerate the construction of energy projects, and actively contribute to the construction of Qinghai’s national clean energy industry base.
China-Africa Cooperation in New Era White Paper released: The Chinese State Council Information Office published a White Paper on China-Africa Cooperation in the New Era, where the need to continuously expand China-Africa cooperation in various fields was emphasized upon. Dozens of Chinese-funded enterprises have cooperated with African companies to build PV power stations, with a cumulative installed capacity of more than 1.5 GW. This has filled the gaps in the African solar industry chain, effectively alleviating local power shortages and promoting low-carbon emission reductions.
Chengbu & Wuling sign 1.27 GW PV project development agreement: Chengbu County and comprehensive energy provider Wuling Power have signed an agreement for the development of PV projects. The County plans to develop about 1.27 GW of ground mounted solar plants and rooftop solar projects, with a total investment of RMB 6.5 billion ($1.02 billion). In the first phase, 470 MW will be developed, and this will include 120 MW ground mount systems in Xiyan and 100 MW of ground mount systems in Maoping, and 250 MW rooftop systems. The investment during this phase will be about RMB 2.2 billion ($0.35 billion), Wuling said in a release.
Luoyang Glass to invest RMB 1.1 bn in PV cell encapsulation project: Float glass manufacturer Luoyang Glass announced to further enhance the overall strength and market competitiveness of its solar glass business: The company holding’s subsidiary Qinhuangdao Northern Glass Co., Ltd. will invest in the construction of a solar cell encapsulation material project. The project plans to build a 1200 t/d solar substrate production line and five deep processing production lines, with an investment of about RMB 1.18 billion ($0.19 billion).