Huge order enables US breakthrough for China's number one

The time when Siemens, Vestas, and GE could freely divide the large US wind turbine market among themselves is running out, is the conclusion after Goldwind has entered a deal for projects of almost 2 GW.

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Chinese wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has a signed a framework agreement in the US for almost 2 GW. Venezuelan project developer Viridis Eolia has hired the Chinese turbine manufacturer to supply its turbines of 2.5 and 3 MW for several projects in the US state Wyoming ahead of 2022, for a total capacity of 1,870 MW.

"Viridis has selected Goldwind as exclusive supplier of its PMDD (without gears, -ed.) wind turbines and provider of long-term operations and maintenance services to our wind projects in Wyoming," states Viridis CEO, Juan Carlos Carpio Delfino, in a press release.

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