Wind energy consultancy deal

Nottingham-based engineering consultancy, Romax Technology, has announced a multi-million pound deal with Chinese tool company, Qinchuan Machine Tool & Tool (QCMT&T), to provide consultancy services for its wind energy projects.


Nottingham-based engineering consultancy, Romax Technology, has announced a multi-million pound deal with Chinese tool company, Qinchuan Machine Tool & Tool (QCMT&T), to provide consultancy services for its wind energy projects.



The 14-month contract will see Romax providing design and development support for QCMT&T’s 2MW wind turbine gearbox, in addition to supplying RomaxWIND software, drawings and advanced training, support on manufacturing, testing and type certification.



The signing ceremony was overseen by John Buckley, UK Renewable Energy Trade promoter for the Department of Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR) and Prof Yao Xiaoqin, representative of China Wind Energy Association (CWEA).



Buckley said: ‘The signing of this contract is not only significant for the development of Romax and QCMT&T but also illustrates the compatibility of Chinese and British companies and highlights the role that partnerships such as this can play in the development of the wind energy industry internationally.’