Green technologies: Secrets of China’s Solar City

There’s nowhere else in the world quite like it. You can’t help but be blown away by the number of solar panels gleaming from almost every surface in the city – from the top of its buildings to the roof of its buses.

Dezhou, China, is the world’s first solar city, with 98% of its power produced by solar energy. It’s inspiration of Chinese entrepreneur Huang Ming, and China Icons got the guided tour from one of his engineers Ni Weiyue.

Thanks to dreaming big, being innovative and leading by example, Dezhou has replaced 600,000 tons of coal a year with green technologies and energy.

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