China’s Ningxia Plans $198 Million Solar Hydrogen Project

April 20, 2020, 10:59 AM

Ningxia Baofeng Energy Group, which makes coal-based chemical products, started construction on a 1.4 billion yuan ($198 million) pilot project that will use solar power to make hydrogen, Xinhua News Agency reported Monday.

The project, in China’s northwestern Ningxia region, will use 200 megawatts of solar generation to power an electrolyzer that can produce 160 million normal cubic meters of hydrogen annually, according to the report, citing the company. The development also includes a fueling station in Yinchuan city that can supply 1,000 kilograms of hydrogen per day and hydrogen-powered buses to demonstrate the technology.

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