Chinese Firm to Build Solar Power Plant

7 December 2009 (Last Updated December 7th, 2009 18:30)

Jiangsu Linyang Solarfun has signed a deal with China’s Jiayuguan City Government to build a 100MW solar power plant in the country. The photovoltaic cell maker Solarfun, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solarfun Power Holdings, said it will also build a module production plant in the city

Jiangsu Linyang Solarfun has signed a deal with China’s Jiayuguan City Government to build a 100MW solar power plant in the country.

The photovoltaic cell maker Solarfun, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solarfun Power Holdings, said it will also build a module production plant in the city to support the solar power facility, reports Reuters.

Investment details were not disclosed.

The development comes as China launches a plan to offer subsidies to large solar power projects as part of plans to find alternatives to fossil fuels.