Wind Power in South China

A Hot Tip about Sustainability in China

Last updated: 23 Feb 2011

Wind power, among alternative energies such as solar energy, biomass, and geothermal power, is the most promising in terms of technological and economic viability in Southern China.

The Wind Power Market in Guangdong South China Wind power, among alternative energies such as solar Snapshot: energy, biomass, and geothermal power, is the most promising in terms of technological and economic Energy ? viability in Southern China. Guangdong Province?s land (including islands) wind power reserve is 75,000 mw and Wind Power ocean wind reserve is 100,000 mw. The province has decided to increase its wind power capacity from its current 80 mw to 3,000 mw by 2020. From 2005 through Major Trade Shows in 2011: 2010, China invested $726 million in wind power projects, an additional $1.93 billion will be invested from 2010 CWEE 5 Shanghai 2011 through 2020. th th April 8 ? 10 , 2011 Shanghai, China Best prospects for U.S. firms: http://www.cwee.com.cn/eng/index.asp 1. Hydraulic systems China Windpower 2011 October 19?21, 2011 2. Blades Beijing, China http://www.globalwind.org.cn 3. Clutches AWEA Windpower Conference and Exhibition 2011 May 22 ? 25, 2011 4. Components. Of all the opportunities, turbine Anaheim, CA components present the best opportunity for http://www.windpowerexpo.com American imports. Despite rising levels of technical competency and domestic manufacturing capability, Retech 2011 th nd the demand from turbine manufacturers for September 20 ? 22 , 2011 components remains extremely high, with tight Washington, D.C. supplies forecasted to continue for the foreseeable http://www.retech2011.com future. In particular, foreign electrical control devices and turbine bearings are most highly sought. For More Information Contact: 5. Licensing. As a developing industry, Chinese Lena Yang & Andrew Gately turbine and component manufacturers are eager for U.S. Commercial Service the latest technologies. While the acquisition of American Consulate General Guangzhou technology from overseas is the easiest way to accomplish this, leading international firms are Email: lena.yang@trade.gov wary of licensing their latest proprietary designs to andrew.gately@trade.gov potential competitors. Consequently, smaller wind power companies who do not compete directly in Phone: (86-20) 8667-4011 ext. 612 Fax: (86?20) 8666?6409 the Chinese market, and who stand to benefit more from licensing fees, have many potential ? and willing ? partners for co-development and technology transfer in China.
Posted: 28 January 2011, last updated 23 February 2011

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