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CGN Inner Mongolia Kubuqi Desert Photovoltaic Project achieves effectively desert control for 27,000mu


On June 5, on the occasion of the 50th World Environment Day,CGN organized a Hundreds of People Planting Treesactivity at Shuofang Photovoltaic Power Station in Kubuqi Desert, Inner Mongolia. Over the past two years, through the three-dimensional new industrial recycling scheme of power generation on the PV Panel, planting under the PV Panel, and breeding between PV Panels, CGN has achieved effectively sand control of 27000mu in Kubuqi Desert.

CGN organized a Hundreds of People Planting Treesactivity at Shuofang Photovoltaic Power Station

CGN Shuofang Photovoltaic Power Station is located in Duguitala, Hangjin Banner, Ordos, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, it is located in the hinterland of Kubuqi Desert, known as the Sea of Death, with an installed capacity of 200,000 kW. The project adopts a three-dimensional new industrial recycling scheme of Photovoltaic +to realize the desert control mode of photovoltaic power generation, ecological restoration, helping and benefit the people and ecotourism.

CGN Inner Mongolia Gesang Photovoltaic Leader Project

The word Sandshould be added here to Overall Management of these systems of mountains, rivers, forests, lakes, grass and sand.During the 2021 NPC and CPPCC, General Secretary Xi Jinping once came to the Inner Mongolia delegation to participate in the deliberations, specifically shown shat the Overall Management should include Control of Desert. Kubuqi Desert has long sunshine time and dry climate, which is rich in solar energy resources. As a clean energy enterprise, CGN actively explores the Two-way Carbon Neutralizationmode of planting trees to control desertification and photovoltaic power generation to control desertification, and uses the solar energy resources of Kubuqi Desert to develop photovoltaic clean energy projects, which not only solves the problem of lack of civilian fuel in the surrounding areas, but also protects and increases the coverage rate of human vegetation, and has developed a way with ecological, economic and social benefits. Up to now, CGN has put five photovoltaic stations into operation in the hinterland of Kubuqi Desert, with an installed capacity of 620,000kW and an annual power generation of about 1.2 billion kwh, compared with thermal power plants of the same scale, it can save 440,000 tons of standard coal consumption and reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 1.1 million tons.

Many kinds of plants and Chinese herbal medicines are planted under the PV Panel of CGN Gesang Photovoltaic Project

The jujube trees, known as iron set crops, are planted under the PV Panel

It is particularly worth mentioning that the project combines the ecological photovoltaic industry mode of tree + grass + breeding + power generation, through planting more than ten kinds of plants and Chinese herbal medicines, such as Caragana korshinskii, Pinus tabulaeformis, red jujube, licorice, Scutellaria baicalensis, enriches the species of local vegetation coverage while sand stabilization, and improves the decline of biodiversity caused by climate change to a certain extent, promote the ecological transformation of Kubuqi with people advancing and sand retreatingand help the green and low-carbon transformation. Up to now, CGN has achieved effective sand control of 27,000mu through this mode, protecting Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region,which is an important ecological barrier in Northern China.

Operation and maintenance personnel of CGN Shuofang Photovoltaic Power Station are inspecting

Over the years, CGN has been sticking to the green development concept of Lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assetsproposed by the General Secretary Xi Jinping, from the plain to the mountainous area, from the island to the desert, CGN has been exploring the Clean Energy +green development mode, and the installed capacity of clean energy sources such as wind power and solar energy has exceeded 24 GW. In the process of project construction and operation, CGN has always put green, ecological and environmental protection concepts throughout the whole process of site selection, demonstration, construction and operation and maintenance, and has built a number of ecological and environmental protection model projects. Zhejiang Ninghai Yishi Wind Farm, Guangdong Taishan Shangchuan Island Wind Farm and Hubei Dawu Jiangjia Hill Wind Farm have successively won the National Soil and Water Conservation Ecological Civilization Projectin 2017, 2018 and 2019 issued by the Ministry of Water Resources. They are the only three wind power projects that have won this honor in China.