Tapping the sunlight for power

A slope in the northern Chinese province of Hebei is covered with solar cells as part of the local authorities' drive to generate solar power, a form of renewable energy. The photovoltaic power station is one of two with a total capacity of 50MW, bui
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A slope in the northern Chinese province of Hebei is covered with solar cells as part of the local authorities' drive to generate solar power, a form of renewable energy. The photovoltaic power station is one of two with a total capacity of 50MW, built on barren hillsides in Neiqiu county.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 24, 2019, with the headline 'Tapping the sunlight for power'. Print Edition | Subscribe