Hebei Baoding: "Sunshine Bank" helps Poor households in mountainous areas to increase their income continuously
Xinhua News Agency, Shijiazhuang, November 7 (Reporter Qi Lei Jie) in late autumn, on the hillside of Nanshan Village, Tang County, Baoding City, Hebei Province, vegetation gradually withered and yellow, rows of blue solar photovoltaic panels were particularly eye-catching under the autumn sun. "this photovoltaic power station basks in the sun and can make money for us every day." Recently, low-income households Zhen Wenquan received 2250 yuan in photovoltaic poverty alleviation income, he is prepared to buy some cotton-padded quilts and other winter supplies.
Nanshan Village is located in the Taihang Mountains in the west of Tang County, more than 20 kilometers away from Damaoshan National Forest Park, a total of 257 families. Mountain land is barren, Nanshan Village has more than 400 mu of dryland, more than 6000 mu of mountain farm, the income of planting crops is small. Villagers mainly rely on migrant workers to make a living. There are more poor people in the village, and the village collective also lacks a source of income.
Last year, staff of the Tangxian Poverty Alleviation Office visited Nanshan Village and found that the vast mountain fields in the village were suitable for photovoltaic power generation, and decided to build a photovoltaic poverty alleviation power station for Nanshan Village. Under the coordination of the Tang County Poverty Alleviation Office, a piece of photovoltaic panels were transported to the mountain field, and the Tangxian Power supply Company set up a new supporting power line and transformer for the village, and the photovoltaic poverty alleviation power station was successfully connected to the grid to generate electricity.
More than a month later, 49 poor households in Nanshan Village received the first income from the photovoltaic poverty alleviation power station. In 2018, Nanshan Village received a total of 150000 yuan in photovoltaic poverty alleviation income. "in the past, I really didn't dare to think that this mountain farm could still increase the income of the village collectives and villagers, and the sun could still change money." Zhen Lejian, secretary of the party branch of Nanshan Village, said.
The photovoltaic power station became the "baby bumps" of Nanshan Village and was called "Sunshine Bank" by the villagers. After the power station is connected to the grid, the poor households in the village can regularly obtain the income of photovoltaic poverty alleviation, the village collective also has income, and set up nine public welfare posts, further increasing the income of villagers.
Like Tang County, Baoding City under the jurisdiction of a number of counties are located in Taihang Mountain area, the mountain area is vast. In recent years, Baoding Power supply Company and relevant departments have actively given full play to the advantages of the industry, opened up green channels for photovoltaic power station supporting power grid projects, and contributed to the construction of photovoltaic poverty alleviation power. As of October this year, Baoding has built a total of 585 photovoltaic poverty alleviation power stations with a capacity of 160900 kilowatts, benefiting 655 villages and 27545 villagers, which can bring photovoltaic power generation revenue of not less than 3000 yuan per household for 20 years in a row. It provides a guarantee for the continuous increase of the income of poor villagers.