First Solar wins huge solar power project in China

September 8, 2009

(ChattahBox) — First Solar Inc. announced Tuesday it has signed a preliminary deal to build the world’s biggest solar power plant in China. The The “memorandum of understanding” struck calls for a 10-year project that would result in a two gigawatt plant – enough to power three million Chinese homes – at Ordos City in Inner Mongolia, China.  The project will be built in four phases, the first beginning by June 1, 2010 calls for a 30-megawatt demonstration, with the final phase to be completed by 2019.  The Tempe, Arizona-based company said the project will operate under a feed-in-tariff that guarantees a fixed pricing of the electricity generated by the plant.  China has set a goal to provide 10 percent of its energy from renewable resources by 2010 and 15 percent by 2020.



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  5. Solar Power Morgane on September 11th, 2009 12:56 am

    Solar power is a great way to reduce your environmental impact and save money on your electricity bill

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    Solar power is the great way to save our future. Every country should think about such projects.
    I really appreciate the project of China. people should know about the changing climate.

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