Mingyang launches 8.5MW onshore wind turbine

The Chinese OEM claims the new model is able to generate 200,000 kWh daily.
Photo: Mingyang Smart Energy
Photo: Mingyang Smart Energy

The Chinese wind market continues to charge forward with major installed volumes and new products, the latest of which comes from manufacturer Mingyang now unveiling what the company calls the world’s largest onshore wind turbine.

Called Myse 8.5-216, the machine, as the name signals, has a unit capacity of 8.5MW and a rotor diameter of 216 meters.

The new launch, like predecessor Myse 7.15.216, is designed to operate in arid environments replete with sand and chilly temperatures. 

Chinese OEMs have been keeping at the forefront of the race to put out the largest, most powerful wind turbines. To that end, Mingyang has also developed a 16MW offshore wind turbine model, which for the time being remains a prototype yet is slated for commercial production in the latter half of 2024.

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