Shanghai plans new green town near Disneyland
Published on Apr 28, 2011
Shanghai’s Pudong New Area will see a new lowcarbon town developed near site of Shanghai Disneyland. The Shanghai Daily reported today that the CNY8.6 billion (US$1.3 billion) project will cover an area of 4.6km2 around the under-construction theme park, and will be home to 100,000 people. It is expected to be completed in 2016 - a year after the fi rst phase of Disneyland is expected to open. The new town will be powered by solar, wind and biofuels.
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