Offshore, Wind Power

Shanghai Turns to Wind for Power

Beijing, China [Xinhua] Shanghai will turn its attention to wind power during a major conference on developing the renewable energy source, which will be held in China’s commercial hub next year … marks the city’s efforts to catch up with other regions of China in the exploitation of wind power. Currently, three small wind farms generate 25 MW of power for Shanghai’s vast energy needs but work has just begun on building a100 MW offshore wind farm, the first of its kind …The government has set targets of 5,000 MW for 2010 and 30,000 MW for 2020, to account for three percent of the country’s total power capacity.