Appreciating windmills in the cool-wind mountains in summer
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- In recent years, it has become an important option to install windmill and make use of wind power for green energy. As the first windmill in Wulong Siyuanping enters its tenth year of operation, several wind farms have been put into use in the last decade in Chongqing. What windmill brings to people is not only the electrical power, but also a beautiful landscape of itself.
Fangdou Mountains and Qiyao Mountains, connecting counties like Shizhu, Fengjie and Fengdu, boast the most abundant wind resources in Chongqing. With high altitude, annual strong wind, the stable wind direction and sufficient wind power here provide wind farm with power support. Lying in the top of mountains and well-arranged, these giant windmills enlarge the spatial hierarchy to its maximum level and stretch to the edge of the sky.
In hot summer, it will be an optimal choice to appreciate the windmill landscape and refresh yourself.
Siyuanping is located in the Danzi Mountain, Heshun Town, Wulong District, with a sea level of 1,500 to 1,700 meters. The whole mountain top is relatively flat and is a typical alpine meadow area. As the Chongqing’s first site of wind power farm, Siyuanping has nearly 60 windmills which take on quite splendid scenery against the blue sky and bright sunshine. Below the windmills is thousands of mu green and dense cold bamboos. Moreover, you can see the distant Wujiang River and the near Yajiang River in sunny days.
Qianye Grassland, Shizhu
Qianye Grassland wind power farm lies in the Fangdou Village, Daxie Town, Shizhu County. Geographically, it is on the Fangdou Mountain where the western Shizhu County and Zhong County connect each other. With the altitude of 1200 meters, the Qianye Grassland wind power farm, featuring vertical climate, is one of the most abundant wind resources places in Shizhu County. With strong wind all year round, cool summer days and vast grassland scenery, the wind farm has become an ideal place to avoid summer heat for Chongqing people.
Located in Wuping Town, Dafengmen is a perfect destination to appreciate windmills. With the altitude of about 2,000 meters and huge wind energy reserves, it owns outstanding edges in terms of wind resources. The windmills of Huaishanping wind farm are distributed along the ridge from northeast to southwest, stretching for several kilometers. Be set in the lofty and steep mountains, those windmills afford people a breathtaking scenery.
Lies on the top of the Nantianmen, Shilin Town, Wansheng District, 16 “flowers of wind power”, standing against the sky and rotating windward, have become the unique landscape which enjoy fame far and near. Nantianmen wind power farm is in the high-altitude area connecting Chongqing and Guizhou Province. With the altitude of 1,300 to 1,650 meters and the average wind speed of 6 meters per second, this wind farm boasts not only the abundant wind resources, but also beautiful landscape and comfortable weather. (Translated by Song Zhipeng, Fathom Language Limited)