A wind farm operates in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang. Photo: Handout A wind farm operates in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang. Photo: Handout
A wind farm operates in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang. Photo: Handout

As US moves to renewable energy, wind turbines from Xinjiang may get caught in political tempest

  • Xinjiang-based Goldwind has supplied material for a large US project that will deliver clean wind power for Microsoft, shipping records show
  • As more information emerges about the suspected use of forced labour in the region, the US government has begun restricting trade from the area

Topic |   US-China relations
A wind farm operates in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang. Photo: Handout A wind farm operates in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang. Photo: Handout
A wind farm operates in the northwestern Chinese province of Xinjiang. Photo: Handout
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