A-Power builds first prototype turbine for Texas wind farm

China’s A-Power Energy Generations Systems has completed the first prototype 2.05MW turbine for the proposed Spinning Star Wind Energy Project in West Texas, says chief executive Jinxiang Lu.

The unit will be delivered and installed at the site, although he gave no timeframe for that to happen. It was also unclear how long it will undergo testing.

“We continue to believe that the Spinning Star Project will evolve into a first-rate renewable energy project that will be the model for future large scale wind projects throughout the US," he says.

Lu provided no details on the turbine or its technology. The company licenses turbine technology from Germany’s Furlander and Norwin of Denmark, and has a joint-venture agreement with General Electric to Log in to read complete article.

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