Gamesa builds new factory in China

<b>Work of many hands: groundbreaking of Gamesa’s new manufacturing plant in China. </b><br><i>Photo: Gamesa</i>
Work of many hands: groundbreaking of Gamesa’s new manufacturing plant in China.
Photo: Gamesa

The factory, set to begin operating in 2011, will manufacture Gamesa G8X-2.0 MW wind turbines and have a production capacity of 500 MW per year. According to the company, Gamesa’s manufacturing capacity in China, currently at 1,000 MW, will then increase to more than 1,500 MW within one year. The new factory is located in Da’an in the province of Jilin, one of China's leading wind power regions. Gamesa currently has four manufacturing plants – for blades, generators, and nacelle and gearbox assembly – in the province of Tianjin, China, which employ 1,000 people.

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