A Power supplying wind turbines to 600 MW wind farm

Shenyang, China, October 29, 2009 – A-Power Energy Generation Systems, a Chinese manufacturer of wind turbines, will supply wind turbines to a China-U.S. joint venture project to develop a 600 MW wind farm in West Texas.

Shenyang Power Group, the U.S. Renewable Energy Group and Cielo Wind Power LP have signed a joint venture agreement for developing the wind farm. The terms of the agreement include plans to sign a definitive purchase agreement with A-Power related to the purchase of up to 240 units of 2.5MW wind turbines.

The agreement includes a delivery schedule starting in March 2010, subject to SPG securing third-party financing, among other conditions.

A-Power currently has an annual production capacity for 1.1 GW of wind turbines at its 320,000-square-foot facilities in Shenyang. A-Power is a shareholder of SPG.

The project, which when established will be 49 percent owned by SPG, with the rest of the equity ownership held by US-REG and Cielo Wind jointly, is anticipated to generate enough electricity for 180,000 homes in America.

The project will cost about $1.5 billion, a portion of which is designated for wind turbine purchases, and its establishment is subject to, among other things, further due diligence by the parties, the securing of financing from commercial banks in China, and other project development conditions.

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