July 31 (SeeNews) - Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co Ltd (HKG:2208) has supplied 2,082 MW of wind turbines for projects completed in China during the first half of 2015, equal to roughly 20.6% of all newly commissioned machines countrywide.
Based on statistics by the Chinese Wind Energy Association (CWEA), Guodian United Power Technology Co Ltd supplied approximately 1,338 MW of turbines, ranking as the number-two supplier for the past six months. The company is part of state-owned power producer China Guodian Corp (CGC).
With 1,203 MW of equipment supplied, China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Ltd (NYSE:MY) consolidated its third position in terms of the newly installed capacity in China in January-June. Yet, when it comes to the most popular 2-MW products, the firm secured the largest market share of 16.5% among its rivals.
All in all, the Asian country’s top five sector players remained the same as in the full 2014. Details are available in the table below:
Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology
Guodian United Power Technology
China Ming Yang Wind Power Group
In the first half of 2015, China installed about 10.1 GW, marking a 40.8% year-on-year increase, according to CWEA. A total of 5,474 turbines were put into operation, including 50 offshore machines with a combined capacity of 166 MW.
With these additions, the country’s cumulative wind capacity reached 105.53 GW at end-June, according to data by the National Energy Administration (NEA). China plans to double it to 200 GW as part of its 2016-2020 five-year plan on energy.