CGNPC Builds 50 MW Concentrated Solar Thermal Power in Qinghai (China)

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Corporation (CGNPC) announced construction of a 50 MW concentrating solar thermal power project with CNY 2.5 billion investment in Delingha City of Qinghai Province on September 20.

Supporting national concentrating solar thermal power technology research and development base began construction on the same day. The concentrated solar energy plant integrates industry, study, research and tourism.

As the first such solar thermal project in Qinghai, the Delingha concentrating solar power project gets strong supports from provincial government and Haixi autonomous prefecture of Mongolian and Tibetan ethnics and has been listed in the 123 science and technology support project of the province.

The CGNPC has invested CNY 2 billion in Qinghai so far. Besides, the group will spend over CNY 40 billion here by the end of the 12th five-year plan period so as to build Qinghai into a key clean energy base in the future.