NAW Staff, Tuesday 24 February 2015


Goldwind Americas, a subsidiary of China-based Goldwind, has introduced a 2.5 MW permanent-magnet direct-drive (PMDD) turbine designed for low-wind sites.

The company says the new GW121 turbine is equipped with a 121-meter rotor, and its high load tolerance capabilities, as well as full power conversion, allows for optimized site suitability and efficient grid interconnection.

“Class III wind sites represent a dominant and continuously growing market segment,” says Vikaas Rao-Aourpally, director of sales for Goldwind Americas. “The introduction of the GW121 will allow our customers to maximize project economics in low wind conditions while benefiting from the reliability of the 2.5 MW PMDD platform that has over 1,000 MW in operation.”