On Monday, China’s most adorable source of renewable energy officially started up.
The 248-acre panda-shaped solar farm located outside of Datong in Shanxi province will provide upwards of 100 megawatts of clean energy when it’s fully connected, reducing carbon emissions by 2.74 million tons over the next 25 years. Plus, it’s super cute.
The panda plant first made the news earlier this summer after beginning trial operations and later opening up to the public.
Built by Panda Green Energy with help from the United Nations Development Fund, the solar farm also aims to generate inspiration, housing an activity center for Chinese youths, in the hope of educating future generations about sustainable energy starting at an early age.
Over the next five years, Panda Green Energy plans to build 100 more of these panda-shaped solar plants across China and in other countries around the world that are participating in the Belt and Road Initiative. Making the world a greener and more adorable place to live in, one giant panda at a time.
[Images via China Daily]
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