Yingli jubilant to complete the biggest PV-hydro hybrid project in the world
Longyangxia Dam project was built with 15 MW of modules provided by the Chinese PV module manufacture, company that communicated its complementation of achievement on its successful grid connection.
The Chinese Green Energy company, Yingli, expressed its congratulations to every part participating in the project that made possible the finalization of the 320 MW Longyangxia Dam.
The giants that that provided the project with 15 MW of the YGE series solar photovoltaic modules for the dam, a project that when completed will be the largest PV-Hydro hybrid installation.
The project construction started in March and is said to deliver 498 million kWh of clean PV electricity to the grid on a yearly basis. The dam is located in Qinghai Province, China.
The chairman of the Yingli Green Energy, Liansheng Miao said “We feel delighted about the successful grid connection of the world’s largest hydro and PV project. In addition to this hydro and PV hybrid project, the company has also been acting proactively in integrating PV with architecture, agricultural, and other fields.”
Miao gived extra details about the five-star Power Valley International Hotel that the company has provided curtain wall Series modules for, helping to complete its objectives and transition to a wider, more diversified business model.
“The company also focuses on the innovative applications of PV modules with traditional agriculture, promoting the development of eco-agriculture. Besides, we installed more than 20 MW PV modules on our factories, parking lots, and other facilities, which will provide approximately 23 million kWh of solar electricity per year for the company’s production and operation.This will help the company to reduce CO² emission and increase renewable energy consumption,” added Miao.
The Longyangxia Dam has 178 meters high and supports a 1.28 GW power station. Its reservoir capacity is of 24.7 billion m³, that will be used for irrigation purposes across one million hectares of land.
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