Gamesa has received two new orders in China for the supply of 50 MW to Hebei Construction & Investment Group (HCIG) and 48 MW to Fujian Energy. Under the terms of the contract signed with HCIG, Gamesa will supply, install and commission 25 of its G97-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Senjitu II wind farm located in the province of Hebei, in south-west Peking. The wind turbines are scheduled for delivery this year.
Elsewhere, the agreement reached with Fujian Energy encompasses the supply, installation and commissioning of 24 of the firm’s G97-2.0 MW wind turbines at the Dingyanshan wind farm located in the province of Fujian. These wind turbines are custom-designed to withstand the extreme winds typical of this coastal area which is often hit by typhoons. These turbines are due for delivery during the fourth quarter of 2015 so the project can be commissioned by the end of the year.
Gamesa’s ability to tailor its wind turbines to its customers’ individual needs, coupled with its command of the wind value chain, have enabled it to consolidate its presence in the Chinese market, where the company notched up orders in 2014 for the supply of 450 MW. Gamesa’s presence in China, where it has emerged as one of the leading non-Chinese OEMs, dates back 15 years, having installed over 3,570 MW and with 960 MW under maintenance. China accounted for 9% of Gamesa’s total MW sold in 2014.