China to Build its Largest Offshore Wind Farm

6 May 2010 (Last Updated May 6th, 2010 18:30)

China has revealed plans to build its largest offshore wind farm in southern China's Guangdong province. The CPY20bn ($2.9bn) offshore wind farm is expected to have an installed capacity of 1.25 million kilowatts and cover a sea area of 240km2, according to China News Service. The

China has revealed plans to build its largest offshore wind farm in southern China's Guangdong province.

The CPY20bn ($2.9bn) offshore wind farm is expected to have an installed capacity of 1.25 million kilowatts and cover a sea area of 240km2, according to China News Service.

The Lufeng offshore wind farm will be located in the coastal area of Shanwei city, Guangdong province.

China Guangdong Nuclear Power Group has also recently signed an agreement with the local government to build an CPY8bn ($1.2bn) wind farm in the south-western province of Yunnan.