Shanghai offshore wind farm claims world first
(Huaneng Renewables will take 17 of the SL6000 model. Photograph: Sinove)
Sinovel, China’s largest wind turbine maker, will put a set of 6-megawatt (mw) wind turbines into operation off the coast of Shanghai in what is claimed to be the world’s first large-scale commercial application of such powerful offshore wind turbines.
Sinovel will supply Huaneng Renewables, a leading Chinese wind farm developer, with17 units of 6-mw offshore wind turbines in the first stage of a pilot offshore wind farm in the Lingang sea area of Shanghai, Sinovel said on Thursday. (People’s Daily Online)