China PV plant set to open this year


Construction of China’s largest photovoltaic (PV) power plant is scheduled to begin this year in Qinghai Province, an employee with one of the plant’s investors is believed to have revealed recently.

According to a report by Semiconductor.net, the individual indicated that Qinghai New Energy Group Co. Ltd. plans to build a 30 megawatt (MW) solar array as the first phase of a 1 gigawatt (GW) project in the province’s Qaidam Basin.

Qinghai New Energy Group and China Technology Development Group Corp. will reportedly invest approx. $146.20m in the first phase, which will be built with both thin-film solar cells and polysilicon solar cells.

Feeding on gases
When thinking of the electronics industry the most commonly referred to gases tend to be silane, nitrogen trifluoride (NF3), ammonia and high purity nitrogen. There are also an assortment of carrier gases which fulfil an equally significant role within the electronics and semiconductor industry, with each gas used in a varying degree or quantity.

... to continue reading you must be subscribed

Subscribe Today

Paywall Asset Header Graphic

To access hundreds of features, subscribe today! At a time when the world is forced to go digital more than ever before just to stay connected, discover the in-depth content our subscribers receive every month by subscribing to gasworld.

Please wait...