The hottest Vestas and China's wind power industry

2022-10-03
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Vestas and China's wind power industry grow together

with the progress of the Republic, the electromechanical industry of new China has gone through an extraordinary 60 years. Over the past 60 years, on the basis of almost poverty, new China has painted an independent, complete and high-tech modern electromechanical industrial system. Vestas, the world's largest wind turbine manufacturer, is also the first foreign-funded enterprise to enter China's wind power market. In the 23 years of growth with China's wind power industry, it has drawn a strong blueprint for the wind power industry

from Guangdong in the south to Heilongjiang, Liaoning and Inner Mongolia in the north; From Xinjiang in the west to Zhejiang and Fujian in the East, Vestas' fans have been distributed in 13 provinces and regions of China. By the end of June, Vestas has installed 1728 turbines in China, which can provide 1736 megawatts of power generation, and has more than 2000 employees in China. Behind these figures is the continuous upgrading of Vestas' China strategy

in 2009, as the group's most important and fastest-growing market in the world, Vestas China business became the group's global independent business unit. In addition, with the completion of Inner Mongolia Xinyi chemical plant and Xuzhou new foundry, plus the leaf factory built in Tianjin in 2006, Vestas will operate seven factories in these three production bases, thus providing a complete value chain for the Chinese market

from the first wind farm to the first customized wind turbine

23 years ago, Vestas was the wind turbine supplier of China's first commercial wind farm. 23 years later, Vestas launched v60-850 kW fans in China, which is the first time in the world that it has customized fans for a specific market. Obviously, these two firsts are destined to be recorded in the history of wind power development in China

in 1986, China's first "commercial demonstration" wind farm was built in Malan Bay, Rongcheng City, Shandong Province. Malan wind farm has installed three world's most advanced v/11 kW wind turbines produced by Danish Vestas company in the 1980s

today, Malan wind farm has exceeded the service life of its rated operation for 20 years, but it is still tall and straight, standing in the wind at the place where the sun first rises on the coast of China. People can't help but sigh that Vestas has proved with facts that its title of leader in wind energy technology is worthy of its name

through the 23 year operation example of Malan wind farm, Vestas has not only trained technical talents for China's wind power industry, but also accumulated rich experience in wind energy utilization technology and practical application. At the same time, the facts clearly tell us that wind power generation has the advantages of no pollution, less land occupation, less investment and short construction cycle, and the rich economic value of developing wind energy and the long-term significance to environmental protection are gradually recognized by people

An Xincheng, President of Vestas China, said that as an international fan enterprise that first entered the Chinese market in 1986, Vestas was honored to provide Malan wind farm with the world's most advanced wind polymer surface material preparation technology at that time. The national engineering laboratory was settled in Wanhua machinery, technology and professional training. As the first demonstration wind farm in China, Malan wind farm has played an irreplaceable role in the promotion and industrialization research of wind power technology in China for more than 20 years

in August this year, Vestas and Rongcheng Electric Power Bureau joined hands again to carry out a week-long overhaul of Malan wind farm. Through blade replacement and repair, blade tip repair, wear and corrosion treatment, this wind farm, which plays an important role in the development of wind power in China, has a reconstruction cycle of 3-5 years and three-phase construction, showing a moving light

with the increasing importance of the Chinese market to Vestas, the further upgrading of its China strategy is also blooming

in April, Vestas' new factory in Inner Mongolia was opened, and the v60-850 kW fan was offline. This is the first time Vestas, with 25 years of experience in wind power development, has installed more than 39000 turbines in 63 countries and regions on five continents around the world, and has the largest market share and the most advanced technology in the world, to customize fans specifically for a specific market

"in recent years, the installed capacity of China's wind power market has doubled. At present, Inner Mongolia, as one of the national wind power bases of tens of millions of kilowatts being built in China, its importance is self-evident. Therefore, we hope to strengthen cooperation with the region, and customizing a new wind turbine product for the region is our first step to this end." Dietrich inger, global president and CEO of Vestas, said

it is reported that v60-850 kW wind turbine can adapt to the wind and climatic conditions in high-altitude and steep terrain areas. It is not only easy to transport and install, but also can solve problems including improving and maintaining power generation capacity, stable connection with power level, coping with extreme climatic conditions, as well as the diversification of wind turbine installation and wind farm site selection

at the same time, because this fan is also suitable for low and medium wind speed wind fields in Southwest China, and can operate freely in high and low temperature areas, it will also become a powerful tool for Vestas to enter the wind power market in high-altitude and complex areas in Yunnan in the next step

from Vestas China to Vestas in China

however, due to the impact of the financial crisis of proportional control components whose gold performance meets the requirements of most engineering testing industries, the price of wind turbines in China has declined to a certain extent this year. Recently, the State Council proposed that wind power, polysilicon and other emerging industries have a tendency of repeated construction, which has cast a cloud over the wind turbine manufacturing industry. In addition, in addition to the challenges of the macro environment, the internal competition in the wind power equipment manufacturing industry is also intensifying

facing so many challenges, Vestas regards accelerating the localization of China as an effective means to improve competitiveness. In order to build a complete value chain in China, Vestas has successively built production bases in Tianjin, Xuzhou and Hohhot. At present, the localization of its fan production has exceeded 80%, and its target is 100%

"we will further promote localization in the Chinese market, and strengthen decision-making in China and capacity-building at all levels, including at the management level. We are developing from 'Vestas China' to 'Vestas China'." An Xincheng said. It can be seen that Vestas is enhancing its competitive strength by reducing costs through localization

in addition, anxincheng believes that "at present, the insulation thickness at the indentation of the imprinted mark in the fan market should conform to the minimum value of the rules in the relevant cable product standards. The competition is not only about the fan itself, but also about the power generation and maintenance and operation costs of the fan for 20 years or more."

Anxin Cheng said that Vestas can calculate the kWh cost of wind turbines in the past 20 years, including the cost of wind turbines, the construction cost and maintenance cost of wind power plants, as well as the replacement cost of the whole wind power plant, fans and parts. Therefore, we can also calculate the benefits of using this fan in the next 20 years

"the future competition will revolve around the cost of kilowatt hour electricity. Which company can achieve the lowest cost of kilowatt hour electricity is most likely to win the competition." Anxin honestly said that Vestas' new generation of fan products will have strong market competitiveness precisely because they have higher efficiency and higher production capacity

at present, Vestas' global goal is to achieve 10000 MW production by 2010. In 2007, the installed capacity of 5000 MW has been completed. "It took us 25 years to achieve the total installed capacity of 5000 MW from scratch, and now we need to achieve another 50% in two years." Anxin Cheng is full of confidence in achieving this goal

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