Datang Shanghai Free Trade Zone PV Plant is a 30MW solar PV power project. It is located in Shanghai, China. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2013. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by China Datang. The company has a stake of 100%.

Datang Shanghai Free Trade Zone PV Plant is a roof-mounted solar project which is spread over an area of 8.5 km².

The project generates 30,000MWh electricity thereby offsetting 26,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $62.92m.

Development status

The project got commissioned in July 2013.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to State Grid Corporation of China under a power purchase agreement, starting from 2013.

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About China Datang

China Datang Corp Ltd (CDT) is a power generation enterprise group. It is a solely state-owned corporation that develops, invest, operates and manages electricity and heat energy. The company provide electronic information products and Instruments and Apparatuses such as memory card and card reader, software, meter for electricity, power plant, electric panel and cabinet. It also offers maintenance and commissioning services; power technology development and consultation services; and contracting and consulting services for electric power engineering and environmental protection projects, renewable energy development, contracting overseas and domestic projects through international bidding and many others. CDT is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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