(Winter Olympics asked "Ji") How much green electricity is expected to be consumed by all the venues of the Beijing Winter Olympics?

  China News Service, Shijiazhuang, January 22. During the Beijing Winter Olympics, all venues in the three major competition areas will use green electricity, which means that for the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, all venues will be supplied with 100% green electricity.

So, how much green electricity is expected to be consumed by all the venues of the Beijing Winter Olympics?

  It is reported that all venues of the Beijing Winter Olympics have achieved full coverage of the urban green power grid. Relying on the Zhangbei Flexible DC Power Grid Project and the cross-regional green power trading mechanism applicable to the Beijing Winter Olympics, the power consumption of the venues for lighting, operation and transportation are all Provided by photovoltaic power generation and wind power generation in Zhangjiakou.

  According to reports, since the Zhangbei flexible DC power grid project was put into operation, under the premise of existing policies and venue conditions, many venues have been using green electricity in advance during the construction period. By the time of the Beijing Winter Olympics, the Olympic Games will be realized. For the first time in history, all venues use 100% green electricity.

  According to estimates, by the end of the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games, the Winter Olympic venues are expected to consume about 400 million kWh of green electricity, which is expected to reduce standard coal burning by 128,000 tons and carbon dioxide emissions by 320,000 tons.

  After the Zhangbei flexible DC power grid project is put into operation, it will not only meet the needs of the Winter Olympics, but also greatly increase the proportion of new energy power consumption in Beijing.

It is estimated that the Zhangbei Flexible DC Power Grid Project can deliver about 22.5 billion kWh of clean electricity to Beijing every year, which is about one-tenth of Beijing's annual electricity consumption, equivalent to saving 7.8 million tons of standard coal and reducing emissions. 20.4 million tons of carbon dioxide.

(Niu Lin finishing)

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