Huanghe Hydropower Golmud Solar Park

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Golmud Solar Park
Huanghe Hydropower Golmud Solar Park is located in China
Huanghe Hydropower Golmud Solar Park
Location of Golmud Solar Park
Country China
Location Golmud, Qinghai Province
Coordinates 36°24′00″N 95°07′30″E / 36.40000°N 95.12500°E / 36.40000; 95.12500Coordinates: 36°24′00″N 95°07′30″E / 36.40000°N 95.12500°E / 36.40000; 95.12500
Status Operational
Construction began 20 August 2009
Commission date 29 October 2011
Construction cost RMB3.26 billion
Owner(s) Huanghe Hydropower
Solar farm
Type Flat-panel PV
Site area 5.64 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 200
Annual generation 317.2

Huanghe Hydropower's Golmud Solar park is a 200 MWp photovoltaic power station located in Golmud, Qinghai Province, China.[1] Construction began in the August of 2009,[2] and it was commissioned on October 29, 2011.[3][4] 80 MW was provided by Yingli.[5] The project won the 2012 China Quality Power Project Award. Output is expected to be 317.2 GWh/year.[6]

Also in Golmud is the 20 MW Qinghai Golmud Solar Park completed in 2011 by Longyuan Power, as well as others.[7][8][9] There are a total of 570 MW of solar parks in Golmud, many of which are located in the Golmud Desert Cluster,[1] with 500 MW more expected in 2012.[10]

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