- Published: 18 September 2008 18 September 2008
Global Wind Power B.V., exclusively representing Global Wind Power Ltd and a 100% subsidiary of the Reliance ADA GROUP, has taken over Windbrokers New Equipment, full daughter of the Windbrokers Group B.V..
With this step Global Wind Power obtains a vast network and experience in selling wind turbines. Windbrokers will focus on selling used wind turbines. Global Wind Power, already active in India, is expanding its' activities to a world wide level. Global Wind Power will have its own production facilities near Mumbai, India. It recently opened a factory with an annual production capacity of 600MW. This facility will manufacture wind turbines with a capacity of 750 kW (GWP 47) and 1.5 MW (GWP 77). First mentioned wind turbine will be available as from October 2008 onwards, while latter will come to the market mid 2009. For the nearby future Global Wind Power manufacture the GWP 82 - 2.0 MW designed by Lagerwey Wind. A technology transfer agreement for has been signed last year by Global Wind Power and the renowned Dutch engineer. In 2009 a first prototype will be tested on a test field in Lelystad, the Netherlands, while a second one will be erected on a test field in India. As of 2010 production of the GWP 82 will start.