Turbine installation has been completed at the Guangdong
Yudean Zhanjiang Wailuo
offshore wind farm off the coast of China. The project consists of 36 typhoon
resistant Ming Yang Smart Energy MySE 5.5MW-155 turbines.
The wind farm is located 10km off the coast of Xuwen in the South China
Sea. Investment in the project is said to total $535 million. It
is owned by Guangdong Wind Power Generation Co., Ltd and Guangdong Yudean
Group Co.,Ltd. Construction was led by Guangdong Wind Power Generation
The first turbine was grid connected in August this year and transmitted
power via the project's 220KV offshore sub-station. Each turbine has been
mounted on monopile foundations. It is the first offshore wind project
in Guangdong Ppovince to use large diameter monopiles on a large scale
project, Diameter 7m, weight 1000t.
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