Wind Wire: Sinovel unveils 5MW offshore turbine
CHINA: Sinovel showcased its 5MW offshore wind turbines at the 2010 Shanghai International Offshore Wind Power Conference and Exhibition in June. According to a senior executive of Sinovel, the company has completed designing and purchasing components for the 5MW units. A sample turbine is to be produced in the fourth quarter, he reveals. Sinovel is moving forward with the construction of its 5MW offshore wind turbine plant in Yancheng, east China's Jiangsu province. "Our 5MW turbine plant, with a total investment of CNY 1.5 billion ($0.2 billion), will be completed and go into operation at the end of this year," says a spokesman for Sinovel.