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November 23, 2021

Gonghe Photovoltaic Project, China

By Carmen

Gonghe Photovoltaic Project is a 3,100MW solar PV power project. It is located in Qinghai, China. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 3,100 3,100 Active Qinghai, China Huanghe Hydropower Development


The project is developed and owned by Huanghe Hydropower Development.

Gonghe Photovoltaic Project is a ground-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 5.64 km².

The electricitiy generated from the plant has offsetted 2,047,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $2,310m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in September 2020.

Contractors Involved

JA Solar was selected as the supplier of the PV modules for the project. The company supplied modules with rated capacity of 410W.

Solar inverters for the project were procured from Huawei Technologies and Sungrow Power Supply.

The project is utilising trackers supplied by Arctech Solar Holding.

About Huanghe Hydropower Development

Huanghe Hydropower Development Co Ltd (Huanghe Hydropower) is a power generation company that offers power and hydropower generation services. The company’s services include electric energy, power and electricity generation, transmission, production, supplying, and distribution services. It also provides power and hydropower infrastructure development and management, power stations development and construction, production and sales of crystalline silicon products and solar cells and components. Huanghe Hydropower offers power stations production, operation, testing and maintenance, production and sales of electrolytic aluminum; and development of mineral resources and others. The company owns and operates Qinghai Ge-ermu gas turbine power plant located in Qinghai, China. Huanghe Hydropower is headquartered in Xining, China.


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