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MingYang wins 1GW Chinese order for 11MW offshore wind turbines

Chinese turbine manufacturer secures contract for two large wind farms in deep waters off south-east China

MingYang launched its MySE 11-230 typhoon-proof hybrid-drive offshore wind turbine in July 2020
MingYang launched its MySE 11-230 typhoon-proof hybrid-drive offshore wind turbine in July 2020

Chinese turbine manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy has secured an order to supply its 11MW turbine to two offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 1GW.

It is due to supply Guangdong Electric Power Development with its MySE 11-230 typhoon-proof hybrid-drive offshore wind turbines for two deep-water sites off Guangdong province in south-east China.

The 600MW Qingzhou I Qingzhou I (600MW) Offshoreoff Yangjiang, Guangdong, China, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details and 400MW Qingzhou II Qingzhou II (400MW) Offshoreoff Yangjiang, Guangdong, China, Asia-Pacific Click to see full details projects are due to be commissioned by 2023.

They will operate on a merchant basis following the Chinese government scrapping feed-in tariffs at the end of December 2021.

MingYang launched its 11MW turbine in July 2020. At the time it was the largest, most powerful turbine offered by a Chinese manufacturer. It has since unveiled a world-leading 16MW offshore wind turbine.

The company's hybrid-drive turbines feature both a drivetrain and permanent magnet generator.

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