Fujian Nanridao Wind Project of China

Fujian Nanridao Wind Project of China

Location: Nanri Island of Putian City, Fujian Province of China
Project type: Wind Energy
Standard: Verified Carbon Standard
Verification/Validation: Det Norske Veritas (DNV) International Climate Change Services 

Environmental Benefits

  • Mitigates climate change
  • Limits environmental impact of energy production
  • No localized water or air pollution

Community Benefits

  • Locally sourced, renewable energy
  • Development of new technologies
  • Clean energy job opportunities
  • Stimulates local tourism

Project Description

The Fujian Nanridao Wind Project of China consists of nineteen 850 kilowatt turbines which have a total generation capacity of approximately 16.15 megawatts. In addition to reducing approximately 38,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide annually, the Fujian Nanridao Wind Project promotes sustainable development by expanding local employment opportunities and increasing the local tourism industry. Furthermore, Carbonfund.org supports the Fujian Nanridao Wind Project, which is also certified under the Clean Development Mechanism, because it demonstrates the important role of renewable energy and its deployment potential in emerging countries such as China.