Invenergy orders GE’s 2.5-120 wind turbines for Texas wind farm

Invenergy to Feature Three Brilliant 2.5-120 Turbines as Part of an 86 GE Turbine Installation at New Texas Wind Project Site.

New Brilliant Wind Turbine Is First to Integrate Battery Applications into the Turbine System.

Three Powerful Software Applications Work with the Battery to Enable Short-Term Predictable Power and to Enhance Revenue Potential for Customers.

GE (NYSE: GE) and Invenergy announced today the purchase of the first 2.5-120 brilliant wind turbines in the world. Invenergy has ordered three units as part of an 86-turbine deal with GE for its Mills County, Texas, wind farm. The 2.5-120, announced in January, harnesses the power of the Industrial Internet to analyze tens of thousands of data points every second. This helps manage wind variability and provides reliable, short-term predictable power, while communicating seamlessly with neighboring turbines, service technicians and operators.

New Configuration Enables Operators to Capture the Wind for Short-Term Energy Storage

The 2.5-120 is the first wind turbine to incorporate short-term battery storage as part of the complete turbine package. Integrating the battery into the wind turbine allows wind farm operators to reap the benefits of energy storage without the high costs of farm-level battery storage installation. This revolutionary design integrates GE