Huanghe Hydropower Golmud Solar Park

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Golmud Solar Park
LocationGolmud, Qinghai Province
Coordinates36°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
Construction began20 August 2009
Commission date29 October 2011
Construction costRMB3.26 billion
Owner(s)Huanghe Hydropower
Solar farm
TypeFlat-panel PV
Site area5.64 km2 (2.2 sq mi)
Power generation
Nameplate capacity200 MWp
Annual net output317 GWh

Huanghe Hydropower's Golmud Solar park is a 200 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power station located in Golmud, Qinghai Province, China.[1] Construction began in August 2009,[2] and it was commissioned on October 29, 2011.[3] 80 MW was provided by Yingli.[4] The project won the 2012 China Quality Power Project Award. Output is expected to be 317 GWh per year.[5]

Also in Golmud is the 20 MW Qinghai Golmud Solar Park completed in 2011 by Longyuan Power, as well as others.[6][7][8] 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.[9][update needed]

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  1. ^ a b "Golmud Desert Solar Cluster - satellite view". Wiki-Solar. Retrieved 13 August 2013.
  2. ^ Largest Solar Power Plant Begins Construction
  3. ^ China PV plant largest in the world Archived 2012-04-05 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Yingli Green Energy to Supply 110 MW of PV Modules to Huanghe Hydropower
  5. ^ Golmud 200MW PV Station Won China Quality Power Project Award Archived 2012-07-25 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Chint Solar successfully completed Golmud 20 MW photovoltaic power station
  7. ^ "Suntrix Golmud Project Shows Extraordinary Effect in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau". Archived from the original on 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2012-04-02.
  8. ^ Astronergy completes 20 MW Golmud solar project in China Archived 2012-04-05 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Qinghai leads in photovoltaic power Updated: 2012-03-02

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