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China's Solar Powered Office Complex

The Japanese are not the only one who are fans of solar technology -- the Chinese are too. With the country now the world leader in solar cells, it is no surprise to learn they also have the "largest solar-powered office building in the world".

Located in Dezhou in the Shangdong Province in northwest China, the 75,000 sq m fan-shaped structure is a multi-use building and boasts exhibition centers, scientific research facilities, meeting rooms, and a hotel -- all of which are solar powered.

The beautiful building was designed to “underline the urgency of seeking renewable energy sources to replace fossil fuels.” Its sun-dial influenced structure enables it to save 30% more energy than the national standard.

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3 Comments

  1. Tauno Nakuhaka July 25, 2013 at 5:56 am

    This are all great project: and I would like to start one in My Village (NAMIBIA)

  2. senmut October 19, 2012 at 8:48 am

    This solar,…power plant is built the same way how I described, explained Techen Towers from Atlantean times. Look on my web:http://senmut.webs.com/nibirutechen2.gif
    They only copied what about I wrote,..dimensions, proportions,..number of turbins in funnel,..

  3. newengineer January 8, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    dear Sir/Madam
    In my opinion solar and wind energy are great to certain extent but they are costing the tax payers a fortune and they are only supplying energy amount to a drop in the ocean by the name of low carbon energy, I think the only way we are going to make any effect to the climate is to have a system for every home small and cheap enough and easy to install even if it can generate 2kw.hr daily.
    Watch this space all I am waiting is some help.
    Basil Hanna

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