Monday, December 22, 2008

SunTech to design, install 66 MW on-grid solar PV demon project in Yunnan

BEIJING, Dec 22, 2008 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- China's solar product producer SunTech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (STP.NYSE) will design and install a 66 MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power generating system for a large on-grid PV demo power station in Yunan in cooperation with Yunnan Provincial Power Investment Co., Ltd. and other investors.

The 66 MW solar PV power generating system to sever the popular science zone of a large experimental on-grid PV power station in Shilin, Southwest China's Yunnan Province, will involve total investment of 3.58 billion yuan and it is designed to generate 77.04 million kilowatts hours of electricity annually.

The system is scheduled to start construction in December 2008 and be completed in 18 months.

It is part of a 166 MW on-grid solar (PV) power station in Shilin, which is composed of a popular science zone and an experimental solar PV power generating zone with installed capacity of 66 MW and 100 MW, respectively. The whole project involves total investment of 9.1 billion yuan.

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