Guest essay by Eric Worrall
According to Time Magazine, China is increasingly participating in the financing of renewable energy projects, as well as provision of renewable infrastructure. But something ugly is happening behind the scenes.
China Is Bankrolling Green Energy Projects Around the World
NOVEMBER 1, 2019
BYCHARLIE CAMPBELL / SHANGHAI
Perched on the ochre scrub of Argentina?s sunbaked Puna Jujea plateau, the $400 million Cauchari power station is the world?s highest-altitude solar farm at 13,000 ft (about 4,000 meters) above sea level. In Kenya?s volcano-strewn Rift Valley, a newly green-lit, super-efficient electrical substation will soon funnel clean power from the nearby Olkaria Geothermal Plant about 50 miles (80 km) to downtown Nairobi. Some 14 miles off blustery northeastern Scotland…
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