China added Eskom-sized small-scale power in a year

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China added Eskom-sized small-scale power in a year

On the rooftop of his home beside green onion and wheat fields in China’s Shaanxi province, Li Lifeng has installed dozens of solar panels that glisten in the winter sun.

For the past five years, he’s been among more than 2.4 million Chinese homeowners each doing their own small part to clean up the world’s biggest source of planet-warming carbon emissions.

[Bloomberg]
 
I was looking for mention of "storage" and this was it:

Some coastal regions are now requiring or encouraging new rooftop installations to be connected to battery storage, an expensive prospect.

Some. Wow.

Classic China. Go full retard on some Five Year Plan and then deal with the obvious consequences later.
 
China added Eskom-sized small-scale power in a year

On the rooftop of his home beside green onion and wheat fields in China’s Shaanxi province, Li Lifeng has installed dozens of solar panels that glisten in the winter sun.

For the past five years, he’s been among more than 2.4 million Chinese homeowners each doing their own small part to clean up the world’s biggest source of planet-warming carbon emissions.

[Bloomberg]
Pragtig! Thank you for bringing that to our attention. We've now at least productively solved a problem.

/to the pub boys
 
I hardly believe a word that comes out of China, especially when they claim to be doing something better than the US.
 
The Chinese build fast, no complaints, no issues, they just get it done.

In 2008 their started their high speed rail network, this year they run 75% of the world's capacity of high speed rail network. Quick, efficient, and clean. The idea is to cut down on air travel causing pollution.

Last year they announced they had basically eliminated total poverty and their citizens are on their way upto the middle class. Much faster than what Singapore did.

The amazing thing is, that they send their prisoners to Africa to build. ie sit in prison or earn your freedom faster. So many volunteer (the less dangerous ones), and they come here, do the work, dont even consider escaping and go back home once done with their sentence. Here the most our prisoners do is run their own business from Inside the prison then escape. Clearly watching too much Shawshank Redemption.
 
I hardly believe a word that comes out of China, especially when they claim to be doing something better than the US.
But they are. They dont follow all the rules like the millions or so the US has with safety at the workplace. We dont either really. I remember we sent some staff to start an office in the US, and they freaked when one of our staff got on the desk to change a broken lightbulb. Nope if they should fall they can sue for millions, so they need a specialist lightbulb changer. REALLY?


There are other videos if you follow that link. Their building skills is far above anyone else.
 
Too much BEE and plams that need greasing before we can start building power plants.
 
"Revenue from the solar panels will help ease the pressure on the kids to provide for us when we get old."

Just wait until the government cuts off the subsidies (or buy-back prices)...
 
The Chinese build fast, no complaints, no issues, they just get it done.

Don't drink the CCP kool aid.
China has the world's tallest unoccupied building lol.
 
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We also have many hands if they would pay us more money than a bank would for the power that's generated.
Best move now would be to unhook the solar panels on our roofs, ship them to mainland China, hook them up to their grid, get paid by China Gov, and then buy ZAR to settle our Eskom bills? Then use the massive profit margins to live large and eat at Nando's every Wednesday?
 
Best move now would be to unhook the solar panels on our roofs, ship them to mainland China, hook them up to their grid, get paid by China Gov, and then buy ZAR to settle our Eskom bills? Then use the massive profit margins to live large and eat at Nando's every Wednesday?
I don't think CCP would approve foreigners.
 
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