China Marine developed wind power unit capacity of 5 MW. He broke the world record among similar plants in diameter of the wind wheel -. 151 m Experts point out that for the same amount of wind speed power generation of this block can be more than 20 percent. Exceed the performance of similar class units of other countries.
The new unit independently designed and developed by China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation / KKSP / in the seaside East China Jiangsu Province. Prior to this, the sample block has already passed the four-year testing of the sea and will soon go into series production.
With regard to the large propeller unit, developers KKSP explained that at present in the Chinese market of marine wind energy installations are operated mainly foreign production, which do not quite correspond to the low wind speed conditions in the China Sea. To compensate for the lack of wind speed necessary to increase the diameter of the propeller unit to the wheel by increasing the swept area to provide the desired amount of wind energy production.
According to the developers, the new marine wind power unit wind wheel has a diameter of more than 151 m, its swept area greater than the area of the two and a half standard football fields. This unit is capable of every hour to produce 5 MW of electricity, which is enough to ensure the needs of 10 thousand families.