Baoding to Become a Low Carbon City
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The city of Baoding, in heavily industrialized Hebei Province, is trying its best to become China's first low carbon city. Baoding's industrial park has created around 20-thousand jobs from renewable energy industries.
Baoding has become China's new "Power Valley", attempting to transform itself into a low carbon city, and becoming an industrial base for the production of clean and renewable energy related technology and products.
Yingli Solar in Baoding is one of the leading manufacturers of photovoltaic products in China. When it first opened the company, it had 30 employees. Today, the company employs a work force of around seven-thousand.
(CCTV.com December 13, 2009)