Gamesa has secured a 48 MW order from Chinese utility Datang for the Sanlengshan wind complex, located in the Liaoning region in northeastern China.
According to Gamesa, the contract calls for the installation of 24 G97-2.0 MW turbines. The turbines are due for delivery by the end of the year, which is when the facility is also expected to be commissioned, Gamesa notes.
The cooperation between Gamesa and Datang dates back to the year of 2005. Since then, Gamesa has signed more than 200 MW of projects with this utility.
Gamesa’s presence in China, where it was the No. 1 non-Chinese original equipment manufacturer by capacity installments in 2015, dates back 16 years. the company has supplied more than 4,000 MW in this market to date. This region accounted for 13% of the company’s total sales volumes in 2015.