- Beijing Solar Power Plant to Be Constructed
Photovoltaic product manufacturer, Yingli Green Energy Holding Co. Ltd., of Baoding, China, announced it has entered into a framework agreement with the local government of a county in Beijing for the proposed construction of a 10 MW solar power plant. Under the terms of the agreement, a new company to construct the plant will be created by a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Chinese company and an entity controlled by the government. The construction of the site is expected to begin in the second half of 2009 pending further negotiations. In addition to negotiations, governmental approval for project planning, connection to the electricity transmission grid and the feed-in tariff are expected to be required. No assurance can be given that the project will proceed as currently planned or at all.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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