Shenyang, China, April 18, 2011 — A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd., a manufacturer of wind turbines, signed a memorandum of understanding with Liaoyuan Zhongneng Electrical Equipment Ltd., for an engineering, procurement and construction contract to develop a combined heat and power generation plant consisting of two 25 MW power generation units.
The plant, to be located in the city of Huinan in the Jilin province of China, will provide both heat and electricity to the local economic and technology development district. The total cost of the project is currently estimated to be about $75 million, according to the memorandum.
A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd., through its China-based operating subsidiaries, is a provider of distributed power generation systems in China and is expanding into the production of alternative power generation systems.
Focusing on energy-efficient and environmentally friendly distributed power generation projects of 25 to 400 MW, A-Power also operates one of the largest wind turbine manufacturing facilities in China.