Chinese wind turbines - are they coming?

Well, apparently the answer to this question is "not yet".
I've been through an interesting article from Bloomberg - theĀ  images of this post are taken from the same source.
As you can see, in addition to a new reshuffle in the top 3 (Vestas up again, together with GE), there is another important piece of information: Goldwind (and other Chinese companies such as Guodian United Power) are big but they are selling mainly in China.
European manufacturers have not been able to penetrate the Chinese market, but also the opposite is true.
Nevertheless, maybe the wind is changing: for instance, Envision has been recently awarded 4 wind farms in Argentina.


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Hello! My name is Francesco and I'm a civil engineer specialized in EPC (that is, "turnkey") wind farms projects. I'm currently based in Hamburg, Germany and I'm developing several interesting project all around the world - southern Europe, LATAM and various other countries. If you want to contact me please don't leave a comment in the blog (I don't check them very often) - you can use the contact form. You can write me in English, Spanish and Italian. To find a (somewhat concise) description of my non-wind business activities you can visit my webpage - If you want to know more about my work, here you can download my CV - Hope you like the blog! Francesco

1 thought on “Chinese wind turbines - are they coming?

  1. Hi,

    I have been trying to figure out what is preventing the Chinese manufacturers to step up sales outside of their local market - freight costs, inferior technology, poor supply chain or something else.

    As of now, it might be a combination of the aforementioned. I will continue to dig into that.

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