A 7.2 MW wind farm planned for the island of Hainan in China is to use machines supplied by AN Maschinenbau of Germany, manufacturer of Bonus wind turbines. The company won the contract in a tender organised by German consultancy company Decon of Bad Homburg. The contract, signed on December 23, includes the supply of 12, 600 kW turbines with hub heights of 50 metres and is worth a total of DEM 13 million. The foundations and towers will be manufactured in China. The wind station is a pilot project supported by the German Development Bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (Windpower Monthly, January 1996).
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