Clean Energy in use in Chinese Province

May 16, 2002 [SolarAccess.com] Statistics from the New Energy Office of the Hebei provincial government in China show that the use of marsh gas and solar and wind power are cutting standard coal use by approximately 10 million tons each year. Nearly 153,000 marsh gas stations using crop stalks as raw material have been erected to meet the 600,000 farmers’ domestic power needs. The province now has 64 industrial enterprises using solar energy and over 2.7 million hectares of greenhouses. Also, in coastal areas like the port city of Qinhuangdao, small wind-driven generators are being built with more than 1,000 currently in use.

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