Mingyang Lands 1.4GW Offshore Wind Turbine Order

China’s Mingyang Smart Energy has received an order from China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGNPC) to manufacture and deliver offshore wind turbines with a combined capacity of around 1,403MW.

Mingyang Smart Energy

The value of the contract is CNY 8.587 billion (EUR 1.12 billion), the turbine manufacturer said. In total, Mingyang will manufacture and deliver 255 MySE5.5MW wind turbines to CGNPC.

The units will reportedly be installed on CGNPC’s 500MW Shanwei Houhu, 500MW Shanwei Jiazi I, and 400MW Shanwei Jiazi II wind farms off the Guangdong Province.

From January to April of 2019, Mingyang secured offshore wind power orders with a combined capacity of 1.76GW, including the 1.4GW order from CGNPC and the 300MW order for the Zhuhai Jinwan project placed by Guangdong Wind Power.

As of the first quarter of 2019, Mingyang’s offshore wind order book reached 2,379MW with the total contract amount of CNY 15.762 billion.