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LM Wind Power 66.6-meter Blades Installed on 4MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Kolding, Denmark - LM Wind Power's first two sets of LM 66.6 blades have been successfully installed on Shanghai Electric Wind Power's 4.0MW-136 wind turbine in China. As LM points out, the installation of the 66.6-meter offshore blades on September 6, 2018 followed the signing of LM Wind Power's first deal with the leading offshore wind turbine manufacturer, Shanghai Electric Wind Power.

In the two-year agreement, LM Wind Power's blade plant in Qinhuangdao will deliver the LM 66.6 blade sets during 2018 and 2019.

Shanghai Electric Wind Power's 4MW platform is designated for Windclass II areas in Shanghai and beyond. LM Wind Power provided onsite support and service to carry out the installation of the LM 66.6 blades at the Shanghai Lingang Phase I site.

LM Wind Power's Vice President, Offshore, Alexis Crama, added: "This deal is a significant milestone for LM Wind Power to expand in China's growing offshore market. We are proud to have earned the trust of Shanghai Electric Wind Power, a reliable and accountable partner that has demonstrated its leadership in the Chinese offshore market."

LM Wind Power has been present in China since 2001 and currently employs nearly 2,500 people in the country. The company operates three blade manufacturing facilities in Qinhuangdao, Jiangyin and Baodi.



Source: IWR Online, 01 Oct 2018