China Longyuan Power partners with Xixiu Government for 900 MW new energy project, even as Hami government announces 2021 Competitive Configuration of New Energy Projects, and photovoltaic demand pushes industrial silicon output by 12.7%.
Longyuan Power signs 900 MW new energy project deal: Marking a good start to 2022, wind power producer China Longyuan Power has signed an agreement with the People’s Government of Xixiu in Guizhou Province for a 900 MW new energy project. This will include 400 MW of photovoltaic power generation projects and 400 MW wind power projects.
Hami City issues new energy projects configuration: Recently, the People’s Government of Hami announced the 2021 Competitive Configuration of New Energy Projects Connected to the Insured Grid in the city. Out of which, 150 MW was of photovoltaic projects and 300 MW of wind projects. All the projects – photovoltaic and wind – should be completed and connected to the grid at full capacity before December 31, 2022.
PV demand pushes industrial silicon output: The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has announced details about the industrial silicon industry for 2021. According to statistics from the China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, China’s industrial silicon output in 2021 stood at 2.61 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 24.3%. This increase was basically driven by the demand of the photovoltaic industry, where the domestic consumption showed a rise of 12.7% on a year-on-year basis and stood at 1.86 million tons.