Thursday, June 16, 2011
Daewoo boosts wind turbine orders
Canada-based DeWind, which is subsidiary of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering and takes the lead in DSME's wind turbine business, won wind turbine orders, signing contracts to supply 55 wind turbines so far this year.
In April, Dewind won an order for 40 wind turbines from wind farm in Novus, Oklahoma and an order for five wind turbines from WEIcan, Canadian research institute for wind power, and an order for ten wind turbines from wind farm in Frisco, Texas.
Thus, DSME has posted a total of 65 track records, including ten wind turbines provided to Little Pringle in Texas, US and supplies more wind turbines than any other wind turbine supplier in Korea.
China takes the lead in the world wind turbine market. Boosted by the good performances in track record in the local market, it became the strongest player in the world wind turbine market.
South Korean shipbuilders such as Hyundai Heavy Industries, Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction and DSME rush to the world wind turbine market. But due to the lack of track record, they have little market presence in the world.
In order to supply wind turbine facilities with the world wind turbine market, data demonstrating stability by successfully operating the wind turbine facilities for at least two years are required. Daewoo opened up new possibility for Korean wind turbine suppliers by becoming the first one to advance into the American wind turbine market, with a focus on the Canadian market.
Published : May 16, 2011