CHINA: Xinyi Solar Holdings Ltd, the largest ultra-clear PV raw glass manufacturer in China, has announced that its 150MW ground-mounted solar farm in Jinzhai County, Liu'an City, Anhui Province has commenced on-grid electricity generation on 27 September 2014.
Occupying an area of approximately 2.33 million square meters , construction of the ground-mounted solar farm started on 27 April 2014 and was completed at the end of August 2014.
After the solar farm commences on-grid electricity generation, its average electricity generation is expected to reach 173,350,000 kWh per year. CO2 emissions are expected to be reduced by approximately 69,339 tonnes on average per year as it provides the annual electricity consumption of approximately 109,713 families.
The ground-mounted solar farm construction by Xinyi Solar is an innovation in efficient use of clean energy (solar energy). While realising significant economic benefits, the power station can also play a positive role to alleviate the tight electricity supply in the nearby areas, enhance integrated use of resources and improve the ecological environment.