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Powerful Panels

INSTALLATION has been completed on the solar energy systems on the rooftops of the China Pavilion and Theme Pavilion at the Expo site.

It is the largest solar system in Asia.

The system will generate 2.84 million kilowatt-hours per year, which can serve 2,500 Shanghai families for a year.

The system has a shelf life of more than 20 years.

All the electricity will be sent to the state grid and be funneled back to the pavilions.

About 2,800 square meters of panels are on the China Pavilion. A total of 26,000 square meters of solar panels have been installed on the rooftop of the Theme Pavilion.


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