Shenyang Power, US-REG and Cielo Wind Sign Definitive Agreement for 600 MW West Texas Wind Farm Project

December 20th, 2009  |  Published in In the News, Press Releases

Shenyang, China, December 20, 2009 –- A-Power Energy Generation Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ: APWR) (“A-Power” or “the Company”), a leading provider of distributed power generation (“DG”) systems in China and a fast-growing manufacturer of wind turbines, today announced that Shenyang Power Group (“SPG”), together with affiliates of U.S. Renewable Energy Group (“US-REG”) and Cielo Wind Power, LP (“Cielo Wind”), have entered into a definitive agreement for their ownership of a project company to develop a 600 MW wind farm in Texas. The signing ceremony was held today in Washington D.C.


A-Power is a shareholder of SPG. A-Power has been designated to supply wind turbines to this project, which is expected to be one of the largest wind farms in the U.S.  No details of the agreement were disclosed.

On October 29, 2009, A-Power announced the signing of the framework agreement of the joint venture among SPG, affiliates of US-REG and Cielo Wind on the Texas wind farm.

About A-Power

A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd. (“A-Power”), through its China-based operating subsidiaries, is the largest provider of distributed power generation systems in China, focusing on energy-efficient and environmentally friendly projects of 25MW to 400MW. In 2008, A-Power entered the wind energy market and has built China’s largest wind turbine manufacturing facility, located in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, with technologies licensed from German FUHRLANDER AG and Denmark-based Norwin, and a total annual production capacity of 1,125MW. In March 2009, A-Power entered into an agreement to establish a Joint Venture partnership with GE Drivetrain Technologies to produce wind turbine gearboxes in Shenyang. A-Power also has strategic relationships with Tsinghua University in Beijing and the China Academy of Sciences in Guangzhou to develop and commercialize other renewable energy technologies. For more information, please visit

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