The UK-China Hub for Offshore Wind 2017 Review - Three Contracts Awarded within the First Year

Published on 2017-12-21

Launched in January 2017, the UK-China Hub for Offshore Wind (the Hub) will soon celebrate its one-year anniversary. The past year has witnessed the growth of the Hub as well as several milestones.

Contracts Awarded

Hub member Tekmar Energy was awarded two large contracts to protect array cables on the Binhai North H2 Offshore Windfarm project, in the Jiangsu province of China.

“We couldn’t be more appreciative of the help and support the British Chamber Shanghai gave us. This was our first time working in China and such a success could not have been realised without their support.” – Jack Simpson, Head of Sales and Strategy, Tekmar Energy

Hub member AgileTek Engineering Limited was awarded a contract to work with a Chinese subsea cable manufacturer to help validate the design of their product, within two months after the company’s first visit to China.
 
“AgileTek are delighted to be working with a Chinese subsea cable manufacturer to help validate the design of their product. This contract wouldn’t have happened without the support of the British Chamber Shanghai whose network of contacts and in-country support were invaluable.” – Steven Rossiter, Managing Director, AgileTek
 
Creating Deeper Ties between Hub Members and the Offshore Wind Industry in China
 
Visited 10 cities together with Hub members/on behalf of Hub members, the Hub team has met with 20 key players in the Offshore Wind Industry in China, promoting greater understanding of the UK expertise.
 
Developers:

  • SPIC Jiangsu Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd.
  • China Huaneng Group
  • China Longyuan Power Group Corporation Limited
  • Jiangsu Longyuan Offshore Wind Power Co., Ltd.
  • China Southern Power Grid Energy-Efficiency & Clean-Energy Co., Ltd.
  • Southern Offshore Wind Power Joint Development Co., Ltd.
  • China Three Gorges Corporation
  • Fuqing Haixia Electricity Generation Co., Ltd.



Design Institutes:

  • Shanghai Investigation Design & Research Institute Co., Ltd.
  • Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited
  • Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute Co. Ltd.
  • China Energy Engineering Group Jiangsu Power Design Institute Co. Ltd.



Turbine Manufacturers:

  • Shanghai Electric Group Co., Ltd.
  • Envision Energy
  • Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
  • Zhejiang Windey Co., Ltd.



Installers:

  • Huadian Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
  • Shanghai Cable Offshore Engineering Co., Ltd.

Cable Manufacturers:

  • Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cables Co., Ltd.
  • Hengtong Submarine Power Cable Co., Ltd.