In 2009, a 2MW-grade offshore wind turbine manufactured by Shanghai Electric was successfully installed for test-run in Xiangshui County, Jiangsu Province. The wind turbine was specifically designed to remedy shortcomings in offshore wind turbines, in addition to construction of a retrofit design and new installation mechanism, followed by simulation and study in order to achieve optimization.
In early 2010, the Company’s units for wind power generation in intertidal zones were successfully installed in Rudong County, Jiangsu province and put into operation. Through execution of a series of project, Shanghai Electric has finalized a comprehensive exploration and work schedule on offshore wind turbines.
The virtues of independent research and development
From “manufacturing under license” to “joint development” to “independent development”, Shanghai Electric has traversed the three-step process in technology development to master the core technology needed to build wind power generation equipment. By importing the world’s top-notch wind power generator analysis and design software as well as cutting-edge design techniques, Shanghai Electric has built a world-class platform for designing complete sets of wind power generation equipment. We believe the Company’s technology of independently designing a full set of wind power generation equipment, turbine blades, control systems and towers to be superior to those of our competitors.