A team led by Waregem, Belgium-based Enfinity NV has won the bid todevelop a 10 MW solar project in Dunhuan, Gansu Province, China. CGNPCand LDK Solar are partners on the bid.
The Dunhuang PV projectinvolves an investment of 200 million yuan, with an annual powerproduction of 16.37 million kWh, and a franchised operation term of 25years.
"The project is expected to start construction withinfour months and will be completed within the 18 following months," saysGino Van Neer, founder of Enfinity. All PV systems will be PV trackerpanels, installed on land. Enfinity is in the process of setting up theDunhuang joint venture company and confirming the EPC contract.
Inaddition, Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd. has been selected bySDIC Huajing Power Holding Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the StateDevelopment and Investment Corp., to supply PV modules for the plant.
"Weare confident that Western regions such as Dunhuang will be big marketsfor solar power, as they receive abundant natural sunlight, and localgovernments are very open to investments by solar companies," notesWeidong Wang, general manager of SDIC Huajing.