WinWinD

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WinWinD Ltd
Industry Wind power industry
Founded 2000
Headquarters Espoo, Finland
Key people
P Kumar, Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Products Wind turbines
Number of employees
800
Parent WinWinD Oy
Subsidiaries Winwind Power Energy Private Limited
Footnotes / references
www.winwind.com

WinWinD is a wind turbine manufacturer headquartered in Espoo, Finland. It manufactures and supplies wind turbines with capacity of 1 and 3 MW.

The company was founded in 2000 in Oulu. In 2006, Chinnakannan Sivasankaran's Siva Group of India acquired majority control in WinWinD.[1] In September 2008, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) invested €120million in WinWinD acquiring 40% stake of the company.[2][3][4] In addition to Siva and Masdar, the Finnish investment fund Suomen Teollisuussijoitus (Finnish Industry Investment) has a stake in WinWinD.[1][5]

WinWinD has assembly factories in Hamina, Finland, and Chennai, India.[4] It employs more than 800 people globally. In addition to Finland,[6] WinWinD turbines produce energy in Sweden,[7] Estonia,[8] France, Portugal, the Czech Republic and India.

Hamina factory[edit]

WinWinD facility in Hamina

WinWinD started up a 3 MW wind turbine manufacturing facility at Port of Hamina in 2009.[5][9]

Vengal factory[edit]

WinWinD's 1 MW turbines and blades are manufactured at Vengal, India since September 2009.[1]

Turbines[edit]

  • WWD-1 (1 MW wind turbine)
  • WWD-3 (3 MW wind turbine)
  • WinWinD3 (3 MW wind turbine)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Krishna Kumar, Arjun (2009-09-09). "WinWinD opens wind turbine manufacturing facility at Vengal near Chennai". Machinist. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  2. ^ Chanchani, Madhav A (2008-09-24). "Abu Dhabi's Masdar Invests $174M In Siva's Finnish Company". VC Circle. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Masdar invests €120m in WinWinD Oy". AME Info FZ LLC. 2008-09-23. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  4. ^ a b "Masdar invests in Finnish wind turbine manufacturer". Kauppalehti (Invest in Finland). 2008-10-01. Retrieved 2009-11-01. 
  5. ^ a b "WinWinD opens wind turbine manufacturing plant in Finland". Renewable Energy Focus (Elsevier Limited). 2010-04-08. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  6. ^ "TuuliWatti Oy to begin wind power production at Tahkoluoto in Pori" (Press release). St1. 2010-01-11. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  7. ^ "Skellefteå Kraft Wind Power Facilities and Projects". Skellefteå Kraft. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  8. ^ "WinWinD delivers three wind turbines Estonia". Renewable Energy Focus (Elsevier Limited). 2010-06-16. Retrieved 2010-12-30. 
  9. ^ "WinWinD opens wind turbine manufacturing plant in Finland". Helsingin Sanomat. 2009-02-19. Retrieved 2010-12-30.