China builds eight 10 GW wind energy bases

Seven provinces in China with abundant wind power resources are building up eight 10 GW wind farm bases, said Shi Pengfei, deputy director with China Wind Energy (OOTC:CWEY) Association Tuesday.

The eight wind turbines bases are respectively located in Ji uquan in Gansu province, Hami in Xinjiang, Hebei, Jilin, East Inner Mo ngolia, West Inner Mongolia, Jiangsu and Shandong. So far, the 10-million-kilowatt wind power base in Jiuqua n has completed first phase construction.

Shi noted that the construction of the eight wind power bases aims to guarantee transmission and consumption of 100 million kil owatts wind power capacity by 2020 and accomplish the mid- and long-term development plan for renewable energy.