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Jiuquan Wind Power Base, China

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Innovation:  Jiuquan Wind Power Base
Location: North-central China
Year:  (source: 2021)

“Jiuquan Wind Power Base is the largest ranked wind farm globally, with a planned installed capacity of 20GW. The wind farm, also referred to as Gansu Wind Farm, will comprise 7,000 wind turbines, which will be installed in Inner Mongolia, Jiuquan, Jiangsu, Shandong, Hebei, and Xinjiang Provinces in Gansu, China. This project is part of the Renewable Energy Law that got implemented in February 2005 and is set to achieve 200GW of wind power to power China.”  [ 1 ]   In 2017, However, the New York Times reported that due to weak demand in this region [ at that time in development of region ], many of the turbines are not active.  [ 2 ].

This post edited from the original by GBrooks, 2021



Written by Gregory Brooks

August 11, 2021 at 5:57 am

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