Gaolin Wind

China
The Gaolin project aims to develop and maintain wind farms to generate clean renewable electricity as an alternative to coal.
  • Renewable Energy

Project

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Despite recent energy transformation measures initiated by the government, China is very dependent on coal for electricity generation. Coal is the main source of electricity production, representing 70% of the electricity mix (Source: IEA).

The effects of this situation are dramatic for climate change because GHG emissions continue to increase as the demand for electricity grow in the country. Burning coal also results in dreadful outdoor air pollution leading to respiratory diseases and a very high number of pollution-related deaths.

This project gathers a bundle of windmill sites deployed i