Tibet’s Largest Solar Facility Begins Operations

7 July 2011 (Last Updated July 7th, 2011 18:30)

A new 30MW solar plant, built by Linuo Power in China's Tibet Autonomous Region, has commenced commercial operations. The solar plant is being developed in three phases at an estimated cost of CNY800m ($123.66m). In the first phase, power facilities worth $38.5m were developed

A new 30MW solar plant, built by Linuo Power in China's Tibet Autonomous Region, has commenced commercial operations.

The solar plant is being developed in three phases at an estimated cost of CNY800m ($123.66m).

In the first phase, power facilities worth $38.5m were developed and integrated into the region's local power grid, reports Xinhua.

These facilities will produce up to 20.23 million kilowatt-hours of electricity every year, which is sufficient to power about 100,000 households.