Chinese turbine maker Ming Yang has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Brazil’s Ceará state to develop offshore wind power in the region, according to an announcement by the OEM.

The statement of intent marks Ming Yang’s maiden foray into the Brazilian market, and is also the first step by Chinese renewable companies in the south American country’s fledgling offshore wind market, Recharge understands, although no details have been disclosed.

“Offshore is not simply the generation of renewable energy.