Chinese wind turbine maker CSSC Haizhuang – part of the vast China State Shipbuilding Corporation – is set to roll out the flagship of its 16.7MW offshore design by the end of 2022, as the OEM ramps up plans to deliver units into its rapidly expanding domestic market in the coming years.

The machine, which will feature a sprawling 256-metre-diameter rotor turning an integrated geared drive-train to power a new-look permanent magnet generator (PMG), is set to nose-out compatriot MingYang