Goldwind has been awarded a contract for the supply and installation of wind turbines for the Biala Wind Farm project in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales. The wind farm, owned by Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy Australia (BJCE Australia), will consist of 31 x GW140/3.57MW Goldwind wind turbines at 110m hub height and 108.5 megawatts installed capacity.
Goldwind will provide turbine supply and installation services to the project, as well as long-term warranty operations and maintenance during the operations period. Goldwind currently provides operation and maintenance services at the nearby Gullen Range Wind Farm, also owned by BJCE Australia.
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“Goldwind is pleased to continue its long-standing relationship with BJCE Australia in a partnership for the supply and installation of Goldwind wind turbines for the Biala Wind Farm project,” Goldwind managing director John Titchen said.
“The locally based Goldwind team, which has been in the area for over seven years, will be expanding to deliver the Biala project.”
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BJCE Australia Deputy General Manager Derek Powell said, “This project brings us one step closer to achieving our goal of 1GW of installed renewable generation in Australia by 2023.”
Detailed designs for the project are currently being prepared with construction expected to commence shortly. Goldwind are on track to power one million homes by 2020 using sustainable, clean energy provided by Goldwind’s advanced wind turbine technology.