Trial operation of the first prototype began in Q1 at a test site in Zhangbei, northern China. Hubai Group has signed a strategic framework agreement for 500MW of G115 turbines.
On the same day, Goldwind announced an agreement with Hewlett-Packard to colaborate in develop wind project management software.
Goldwind took the opportunity to celebrate the making of its 10,000th permanent-magnet direct drive wind turbine. Goldwind is the world's largest supplier of such wind turbines. Statistics show 23% of new wind installations in 2013 employed the direct drive technology.