On October 19, the people’s Government of Wanning City signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hainan Branch of China Electric Power Construction Group Co., Ltd.
The two sides intend to jointly build China’s first million kilowatt floating offshore wind power test project in Wanning, with a total investment of 23 billion yuan, which will provide strong support for promoting the construction of clean energy island and a secure and stable power grid for the whole island.
Wang Zhonglu, general manager of Hainan Branch of the China Power Construction Corporation group, said that, PowerChina is promoting the investment and construction of China’s first million kilowatt floating offshore wind power test project.
It is understood that from September 8 to 9, 2022, the General Institute of hydropower and water resources planning and design presided over a review meeting of the feasibility study report of phase I of the offshore wind power test project in Beijing. According to the review, the report meets the requirements of content and depth of the survey and design for the feasibility study stage, and has green-lit the report.
The Wanning floating offshore wind power 1 million kilowatt test project is a key implementation project in offshore wind power for Hainan Province during the “14th five year plan”. The project is located in the eastern sea area of Wanning City, and is planned to be constructed in two phases.
The first phase will have an installed capacity of 200,000 kW, and is planned to be completed and connected to the grid by the end of 2025. Phase II of the project will have an installed capacity of 800,000 kW and is planned to be completed and connected to the grid by the end of 2027.
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