This morning Gamesa inaugurated its fifth factory in China in the city of Da’an in Jilin province, one of the nation’s most important wind resource hubs.
The facility, which will assemble 2 MW nacelles for Gamesa’s G9X range, will initially have annual capacity of 500 MW.
This new facility adds to it’s four other factories producing blades, generators, nacelle and gearbox assembly in the Tianjin province which is the company’s largest manufacturing base outside Spain. It is also building two factories in Tianjin and in Inner Mongolia.
At the inauguration ceremony, José Antonio Miranda, Chairman and CEO of Gamesa China, said:
Gamesa continues to tap into the opportunities being thrown up by the fast-growing wind power markets such as China”. Gamesa’s commitment to developing its platforms locally spells job creation, the nurturing of a local supplier network and contribution to the region’s social and economic development, as will be the case in Jilin.