Changing China

Giant on the move

Seeing things in a new light (video)

December 7, 2009

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The residents of a Chinese community see the benefits of an innovative solar power project every day – and night.

Along the rolling hills of China’s southwestern Chongqing Municipality, three hundred solar panels follow the sun’s daily voyage across the sky.

The region’s solar street lights are so bright that locals say it is like the sun is shining at night.

Photo and video credit: Christina Hu

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