Fuyao, the first deep and far sea floating turbine in China, last week completed its final assembly and successfully held a towing ceremony in the Maoming City of Guangdong.
The Fuyao prototype, with a total length of 72 meters, a depth of 33 meters, and a width of 80 meters, would embark on the CSSC Haizhuang 6.2MW anti-typhoon I prototype with a tower height of 78 meters, a hub-centre height of 96 meters, a blade diameter of 152 meters, and a blade length of 74 meters.
The total weight of the floater and turbine exceeds 4,000 tons, making it the largest floating wind turbine in China. CSSC emphasized that more than 90% of the main components of Fuyao are completed domestically.
Energy Iceberg’s Note: if anything, 90% of local production suggests that some (often critical) technology might rely on foreign expertise.