Guangdong to build China's largest offshore wind farm
2010-May-7 Source: People's Daily website
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China's largest offshore wind farm is planned to be built near Lufen in southern China's Guangdong province, according to China News Service (CNS) on Thursday (May 6).

The offshore wind farm will involve investments of around 20 billion RMB, have an installed capacity of 1.25 million kilowatts and cover a sea area of 240 square kilometers.

After its completion, it will become China's largest offshore wind farm and demonstration base.

Located along the coastal area of Shanwei city, eastern Guangdong, Lufeng offshore wind farm is subtropical marine monsoon climate. The steady wind speed and direction here can produce good wind resources.

Usage of offshore wind power is very popular in European countries. The wind power industry in China also saw rapid increase in recent years. By the end of 2008, the wind power installed capacity reached 1.127 million kilowatts, ranked fourth in the world.

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