19 Apr '11, 11am

Goldwind: Will Wind Be China’s Next Big Export to the US? #FPG #Wind

Goldwind: Will Wind Be China’s Next Big Export to the US? #FPG #Wind

Goldwind used to call itself the biggest wind turbine manufacturing company nobody had heard about. But, as Steve Sawyer, the Secretary General of the Global Wind Energy Council, recently said, “China has become the single largest driver for global wind power development.” And, he added, one of every two wind turbines installed in the world in 2010 was installed in China. Goldwind, with about ten percent of the 38,000 megawatts installed last year, was the fourth biggest turbine manufacturer globally. Today, few have not heard of them. However, there are indications that Chinese domestic growth is plateauing. American Superconductor (AMSC) , which makes components for China’s biggest wind industry manufacturers, just revised its short-term growth forecasts downward following an order revision by Sinovel, AMSC ’s biggest customer and China’s biggest turbine manufacturer. Ch...

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