Hyundai Heavy Industries Co, Ltd. (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a wind turbine supplier, announced that it has won an order to supply 20 sets of 2MW wind turbines from DaeMyoung GEC Co., Ltd. for the Yeongam Wind Farm in South Jeolla Province, Korea. The work scope includes installation, supervision and commissioning. A long-term maintenance service agreement also under negotiation.
The HHI 2MW turbines are scheduled for delivery in July this year. The company says the units feature reliable performance and deliver a low cost of energy even under low wind conditions.
Upon completion in November, the 40MW Yeongam Wind Farm, which is Korea’s largest onshore project built with wind turbines supplied by a Korean company, will annually generate enough electricity for about 30,000 households.
HHI has a total annual wind production capacity of 600MW. The company, Korea’s biggest wind-turbine supplier, also has installed 24MW in the Taebaek and Changjuk Wind Farms in Gangwon Province, Korea. HHI plans to install a 5.5MW prototype offshore wind turbine northwest off the coast of Jeju Island by the end of this year.