China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 300MW Dalian Zhuanghe II offshore wind project.
The wind farm is located on the east side of Shicheng Island in the Zhuanghe area of Dalian City, Liaoning Province.
The project will feature 60 5MW variable pitch wind turbines installed on an area of about 59.4 square kilometres, along with a 220kV offshore booster station, and a centralised onshore control centre.
The value of the project is CNY 5.1 billion (EUR 658 million).
According to CSIC, this is the first offshore wind farm in Northeastern China that will be constructed under an EPC contract, and the first project that will be developed an built in-house by CSIC and its subsidiaries.