China Merchants New Energy (CMNE) has started constructing a 65MW solar plant near Hohhot, in China’s Inner Mongolia region.
project – a mix of ground-mount, rooftop and wall-integrated PV at an
agricultural site – will be completed by the end of this year, CMNE said in a statement.
project developer and module maker is participating in the 65MW project under a
six-party framework agreement signed in August to install 400MW of solar this
year, 600MW next year and 1GW in 2015.
companies are targeting 5GW of installations in the next five years. The group
includes engineering, procurement and construction provider GD Solar, a unit of
Chinese energy giant Guodian.
In May CMNE agreed to develop 300MW of PV with with the municipal
authorities in Xingtai, in China’s Hebei province.