Gamesa has announced the opening of its sixth manufacturing plant in China. The new facility is located in Tianjin, where Gamesa already has four plants and produces the blades, nacelle assembly, gearboxes and now, power electronics, for its wind turbines.
The company has also announced that it has signed a contract to supply 48 MW of its wind turbines to China-based Datang for a project in Liaoning province. Gamesa will install a total of 24 G90-2.0 MW turbines in 2012.
Gamesa has operated in China since 2000, installing close to 3,000 turbines at more than 60 sites across the country. The company currently has six manufacturing plants in Tianjin and Jilin provinces and employs 1,200 people in China. As a wind farm developer, the company's joint project portfolio in China now totals more than 2.9 GW.