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to-the-point: Goldwind unveils 3-MW smart turbines for low-wind speeds

Goldwind GW3S smart wind turbine.

November 15 (SeeNews) - China-based renewables major Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology (HKG:2208) has launched a 3-MW smart turbine platform, specifically designed for low and ultra-low wind speed locations.

The manufacturer on Tuesday introduced the GW3S permanent-magnet direct-drive (PMDD) machines, the capacities of which range from 3 MW to 3.4 MW. They will feature rotor diameters up to 140 metres (459.3 feet).

Offering customised product features for international markets, the platform has scalable capacity, smart turbine controls and a structured design, according to the press release. The first GW3S deliveries are expected in late 2017.

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