First grid-parity wind farm in China starts commercial operation

First grid-parity wind farm in China starts commercial operation

China’s first grid-parity wind farm has begun commercial operation on August 24, after the last wind turbine of the 50MW project was connected to the grid in Heiyazi, Yumen of Gansu Province. (BJX)

Shanghai Electric wins bid for 3-Gorges’ Rudong 800MW offshore wind farm

Shanghai Electric wins bid for 3-Gorges’ Rudong 800MW offshore wind farm

Shanghai Electric won the bidding of 3-Gorges’ Rudong 800MW offshore wind farm, which consists of two parts, Rudong H6 400MW and Rudong H10 400MW. Rudong H6 is located about 50km from the shore with a water depth of 9~20m; Rudong H10 is located about 66km from the shore, with a water depth of 14~22m.

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1H2019 China report shows solar curtailment rate of 2.4%, a 1.2% YoY decrease

1H2019 China report shows solar curtailment rate of 2.4%, a 1.2% YoY decrease

In 1H2019, newly installed capacity of solar in China totaled 11.4GW, of which 6.82GW was centralized and 4.58GW was distributed. 

Longyuan declares 0.65CNY/kWh for Shanghai Fengxian 200MW offshore wind project on-grid price

Longyuan declares 0.65CNY/kWh for Shanghai Fengxian 200MW offshore wind project on-grid price

Longyuan has declared an on-grid electricity price of 0.65CNY/kWh, 0.15CNY below the nationally established guiding price, for the Shanghai Fengxian 200MW offshore wind project, China’s first offshore wind project to undergo competitive bidding.

Hoisting of 3-Gorges Guangdong Yangjiang 300MW offshore substation is completed

Hoisting of 3-Gorges Guangdong Yangjiang 300MW offshore substation is completed

The 3-Gorges Guangdong Yangjiang 300MW offshore booster station, located 28km west of Shaying, Yangxi County, Yangjiang City, has a water depth of 27-32m. 

Dongfang Electric develops China's first 10MW direct drive permanent magnet offshore wind turbine

Dongfang Electric develops China's first 10MW direct drive permanent magnet offshore wind turbine

The first domestic 10MW direct drive permanent magnet offshore wind turbine has been successfully developed by Dongfang Electric and will be sent to Fujian for installation in the Xinghua Bay Wind Farm.