In Dunhuang City, Gansu Province, a desert in the west will build a China and even the world's largest solar power station.
The 10-megawatt solar power plant is the third solar power plant demonstration project approved by the Chinese government. The other two are the 255-kilowatt Inner Mongolia Erdos Project and the 1-megawatt Shanghai Chongming Island Project.
This upcoming 10 March 2009 bidding of 10 MW, only 5 billion in investment projects has led to the competition of 50 photovoltaic companies nationwide. "There are five major power generation groups such as Huaneng and Huadian, as well as private enterprises such as Suntech, and even foreign-funded enterprises in Germany and Denmark."
Dunhuang project to take the franchise approach, the National Development and Reform Commission has a series of policies to ensure the project's profit prospects. "This project may provide the basis for the next step in the development of photovoltaic power generation policy in the country.While the project is acquired, it means that in the future access to the policy and experience, and other aspects of the first mover advantage." Industry insiders said the project is a go May actually activate the domestic market of photovoltaic power generation, changing the pattern of its two ends.