On May 14, 2021, the SDC 2021 on-site workshop was successfully held in Zhangbei County, Zhangjiakou City, Hebei Province. Representatives from 15 participating teams, leaders from Zhangjiakou Energy Administration, representatives from Zhangbei County, and representatives from Desheng group join the workshop. At the meeting, 15 team representatives draw lots to decide their lot number, the participants introduced the clean energy industry layout of Zhangjiakou City, the development of the culture and tourism industry in Zhangjiakou and Zhangbei, and information of Desheng village and said that local governments at all levels would make every effort to ensure the smooth holding of the competition.
Desheng village, the venue of the competition, is 12 kilometers away from Zhangbei County Government. The surrounding hotels, B & B hotels, catering facilities, and other facilities are complete, and the transportation is convenient. It is expected that the high-speed railway through Beijing and other surrounding cities will be open to traffic by the end of 2021. General secretary Xi Jinping visited Desheng village in 2017. After more than four years of development, the spirit of the general secretary’s important speech has taken root in Desheng village. The SDC 2021 will be held here, which will further practice the concept of “green water and green mountains are golden mountains and silver mountains”. And provide industrial demonstration effect for the national “30-60” goal on comprehensive utilization of distributed energy and green building into China’s rural areas.
Zhangbei County, as the nearest grassland to the capital, is rich in tourism resources. It is an ecological conservation area for Beijing and Tianjin. The original ecological landscape is well preserved, with beautiful scenery of grassland, peak ridge, clear water, forest, snow plain, wetland, and windmill. With a population of nearly 200000, the county is one of the first batch of 25 new urbanization pilot counties in China. It is the meeting area of MengYuan culture and Central culture, Great Wall culture and Ancient Road culture, Military culture and Geological culture. Zhangku ancient road and the ancient great wall run through the county. Zhangbei, Zhongdu of Yuan Dynasty, Shangdu of Inner Mongolia, and Dadu of Beijing are called “Three major cities in Yuan Dynasty”. The new energy industry is leading in China, with complete formats of power generation, testing, equipment manufacturing, scientific research, and demonstration. It is the core area of the national renewable energy demonstration zone.
SDC 2021 competition site is planned to open to the public in September this year. We are looking forward to a wonderful competition together!