Nov 30, 2011 - Spanish wind energy company Gamesa (MCE:GAM) has opened a manufacturing plant in China to make control cabinets, the firm said today.
The facility is in Tianjin, northern China, where Gamesa has four other plants and it is producing blades, nacelle assembly, gearboxes and now power electronics. Moreover, the metropolis is Gamesa's main producing base outside Europe.
Also this year, Gamesa opened a nacelle assembly facility in the province of Jilin, northeastern China, and now the Spanish firm's capacity in the Asian country is more than 1,000 MW.
The country accounts for 21% of Gamesa's total sales at the end of September 2011. Total sales jumped by 13% on the year to EUR 2.015 billion (USD 2.678bn) in January-September.
(EUR 1.0 = USD 1.329)