Tag: solar power in china

Rooftop solar to roll out on China’s public buildings

At the end of 2020, distributed solar accounted for about 78 GW (30%) of the 253 GW of China’s installed solar generation capacity, according to data from the country’s National Energy Administration. Growth in distributed solar appears to be picking up in proportion to growth in solar farms. In the first half of this year, about 13 GW of new solar power capacity was installed, 7.65 GW of that distributed solar.

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Power China to build 2000 MW of solar power plants in Iraq

The Iraq government has signed an agreement with Power Construction Corp of China (Power China) to build solar power plants in Iraq with a total designed capacity of 2,000 MW. By the completion of its first phase, the project will help generate 750 MW of electricity.

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China’s Power Sector: On track for transition to clean energy

China’s energy sector is undergoing an unprecedented transition. In a span of five years, from 2015 to 2020, the renewable energy (RE) share in the country’s generation mix grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 28 per cent. Further, over the next five years, is it estimated that another 62 GW of new RE capacity will be added to the country’s capacity mix.

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LONGi signs commercial cooperation agreement with Engie to supply high-efficiency solar modules

LONGi has announced the signing of a framework agreement with Engie Solar to supply over 600 MW of high-efficiency PV modules for projects across the globe. Engie reported that it will work together with LONGi, a trusted and valuable partner, to solidify carbon emissions and to build a carbon-negative world. Through a stronger collaboration with Engie, LONGi aims to reinforce its presence in global markets and offer more opportunities to accelerate the global energy transition.

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Xinte Energy to supply 152,400 metric tonnes of polysilicon

Chinese polysilicon producer Xinte Energy has secured a polysilicon supply contract with a new entity, Qinghai Gaojing Solar Energy Technology. Xinte Energy will supply Qinghai Gaojing Solar Energy Technology Co with a total of 152,400 metric tonnes of polysilicon from July 2021 to December 2025 with prices being negotiated monthly. It is estimated that the contract could generate revenue of approximately $2.6 billion over the four and a half year agreement.

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China announces 1.2 TW renewable capacity by 2030

China, which is currently the highest carbon emitting country, announced that it plans to cut its emissions per unit of GDP by over 65 per cent from the 2005 level by 2030, while ramping its total installed capacity of wind and solar power to over 1.2 billion kW.

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Trina Solar seals 3-year polysilicon supply deal with Daqo

Within two weeks of signing a 72,000-ton supply deal with Tongwei, solar manufacturer Trina Solar has cornered another 30,000-ton slice of the global polysilicon market. It has signed a deal to buy 30,000-37,600 tons of mono-grade polysilicon from Daqo New Energy, with the contract running until December 2023.

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