CRRC Wind Power opens European R&D office in Greater Copenhagen

The leading Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, CRRC Wind Power (Shandong) Co., Ltd, has opened an R&D office in Greater Copenhagen, which will serve as a hub for advanced product development and strengthen cooperation with local partners on wind projects in Europe.

CRRC Wind Power (Shandong) Co., Ltd is one of the top 15 large-scale wind turbine manufacturers in China. The company’s main business areas are wind turbine design and manufacturing, R&D, as well as and sales and technical support.

With the office in Greater Copenhagen the company is upgrading with a European R&D and product development hub for advanced wind energy technology.

Danish wind energy knowhow is renowned worldwide

The decision to establish in Greater Copenhagen is very much owing to Denmark’s lead position in sustainable energy. Today, 30% of Denmark’s electricity consumption is covered by wind turbines, and this will increase to 50% by 2020.

“Denmark is renowned worldwide for its wind energy knowhow and solutions. Prominent institutions such as the Technical University of Denmark and many wind energy companies and suppliers are located in Greater Copenhagen, which is a major contributor to our decision of establishing here”, says Na Li, Chief Representative at CRRC Wind Power (Shandong) Co., Ltd, Denmark.

Additional to accelerating product innovation together with Danish universities and wind power companies, CRRC also aims to strengthen cooperation with local partners on wind energy projects in Europe.

Reasons for choosing Greater Copenhagen

  • Danish wind power R&D and product design is state of the art.
  • Strong R&D partners such as Technical University of Denmark and leading wind power companies.
  • Opportunities for cooperation with local partners on wind energy projects in Europe.

About CRRC Wind power (Shandong) Co., Ltd

The company’s main business area is wind turbine design, manufacturing and technical service as well as R&D and sale of wind power equipment. It has a capacity of 1,500 sets output of 1.5MW ~ 6MW onshore and offshore wind turbines every year.

Local business startup help in Copenhagen

Copenhagen Capacity, together with Invest in Denmark, assisted CRRC with information about the Danish wind energy and cleantech industry and strategic advice on establishing a business in Denmark.

We also arranged fact finding tours, introducing CRRC to local partners such as the Technical University of Denmark and other industry networks, and assisted with practical business startup help such as finding a lawyer and employees.

“Thanks to Copenhagen Capacity and Invest in Denmark, our office in Greater Copenhagen is now established and is successfully up and running”, says Na Li.

How can we help you?

If you want to know more about how we can help your company explore business opportunities in Greater Copenhagen, please contact Head of China Division, Xiuqing Ji, via email: xji@copcap.com or phone: 0045 24 22 31 71.