Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction announced on June 28 that the company has been selected as the leader of a consortium tasked to develop an 8 MW offshore wind power generation system. The project is pushed by the state-run Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning.
The consortium includes five Korean companies, colleges and research institutes and will carry out the project for 48 months. The total project cost is 55 billion won.
Korea has commercialized a 3MW offshore wind power generation system.
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction will design, manufacture and demonstrate the 8MW floating wind power generation system model. Human Composite will manufacture blades and Seil Engineering will be in charge of the design and production of the lower parts.