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Could Hydro Storage Prime the Pump for Renewables?

A project team from GE Research and GE Energy Consulting, supported by GE Renewable Energy’s hydro teams, has been awarded $1.25 MM in funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office to evaluate the long-term benefits and economics of pumped storage hydropower (PSH) to provide flexibility, system stability and reliability services … Continue reading Could Hydro Storage Prime the Pump for Renewables?

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GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

GE announces orders for more than 700 wind turbines in the first five months of the year, which will power the equivalent of 800,000 US homes. GE currently has 26,000+ wind turbines running in the US. Continued strong demand for GE’s 2 MW platform, which will have 15 GW installed by the end of 2019. … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Secures More Than 2 GW in US Onshore Wind Energy Orders Through May 2019

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Global Wind Energy Council welcomes GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level Member

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) is pleased to welcome GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level member. GE Renewable Energy is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of onshore and offshore wind turbines and provider of energy system solutions. The company operates across 35 countries with a total installed wind capacity of 62 … Continue reading Global Wind Energy Council welcomes GE Renewable Energy as its latest board level Member

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Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to cooperate on deployment for largest offshore wind turbine in Europe

“As a leader of the wind energy industry, we are constantly striving for top notch technology. The cooperation with GE Renewable Energy enables us to remain one step ahead in wind turbine technology developments. The size and performance of Haliade-X 12MW will support us to further improve the competitiveness of offshore wind energy production. Due … Continue reading Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy to cooperate on deployment for largest offshore wind turbine in Europe

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Wind energy in Spain: Elecnor will build 6 wind farms with GE wind turbines

The wind power plants will have a total installed capacity of 231 MW. The contract, which amounts to 47 million euros, includes the construction of 3 substations and 2 evacuation lines for the wind farm plants. Elecnor has been awarded a contract of 47 million euros for the construction of 6 wind farms in Zaragoza. … Continue reading Wind energy in Spain: Elecnor will build 6 wind farms with GE wind turbines

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ENGIE North America began construction on the Jumbo Hill Wind Project in Andrews County, Texas

Jumbo Hill will use 57 GE Renewable Energy wind turbines, each with 127-meter rotors and a capacity of more than 2 megawatts. It will have a total capacity of approximately 160 MW, The total capital investment of the project is about $150 million. During construction, it will employ up to 250 people and will generate … Continue reading ENGIE North America began construction on the Jumbo Hill Wind Project in Andrews County, Texas

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LM Wind Power manufactures wind turbine blade beyond 100 meters

The 107-meter blade has completed the molding process at our factory in Cherbourg, France. The LM 107.0 P will now proceed with post-molding finishing touches, before undergoing rigorous testing and validation to demonstrate its ability to withstand more than 20 years of operation offshore. The 107-meter blade is set to capture the wind for GE’s … Continue reading LM Wind Power manufactures wind turbine blade beyond 100 meters

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GE Renewable Energy signs an MOU with Eolien Maritime France confirming its commitment to the first French offshore wind farm

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding with Eolien Maritime France (EMF) confirming its commitment to provide and service Haliade 150-6MW turbines to the first French EMF offshore wind farm to be cleared of any legal recourse. This memorandum of understanding terminates GE’s exclusive supplier status on the two … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy signs an MOU with Eolien Maritime France confirming its commitment to the first French offshore wind farm

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ENGIE boots its renewables’ position in Spain with wind energy plants

NGIE is strengthening its presence on the renewable energy market in Spain with the launch of Phoenix, a new wind power project developed in cooperation with Mirova and Forestalia. Phoenix aims to develop 10 wind farms in Aragon for a total capacity of 342MW. ENGIE will participate as equity investor and as energy manager selling … Continue reading ENGIE boots its renewables’ position in Spain with wind energy plants

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The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

GE Renewable Energy will install 91 onshore wind turbines from its 3MW platform. Mirova, ENGIE and Forestalia will develop the wind power project using GE Renewable Energy’s technology. GE Renewable Energy has been selected as the technology provider for the Phoenix onshore wind project in Aragón Spain. The 342 MW project will be developed by … Continue reading The 342 MW Phoenix wind energy project will produce wind power across 10 wind farm plants in Aragon, Spain

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GE Renewable Energy secures first Cypress wind power order with Prowind

This is the first order of the Cypress platform, the largest onshore wind turbine for GE in the field. Three Cypress units will be installed in the Bavaria region in South Germany. The two-piece blade design is ideally suited to reduce transportation costs and ease maneuvering at site GE Renewable Energy announced today that it … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy secures first Cypress wind power order with Prowind

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GE Renewable Energy partners with Tajikistan to make hydropower plants climate resilient

GE Renewable Energy announced the booking of a hydropower contract with Barki Tojik to refurbish six Kaplan units at the state-owned Qairokkum hydropower station in Tajikistan. This 60-year old plant located on the river Syr Darya, is the only power plant located in the northwestern province of Sughd and the sole source of electricity for … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy partners with Tajikistan to make hydropower plants climate resilient

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GE’s Largest Onshore Wind Turbine Prototype Installed and Operating in the Netherlands

More powerful wind turbines part of trend to lower costs and drive growth of renewable energy. GE Renewable Energy announced today that the prototype for its Cypress platform, the largest onshore wind turbine for GE in the field, has been successfully installed and is fully operational, producing power at a rated level of 5.3 MW … Continue reading GE’s Largest Onshore Wind Turbine Prototype Installed and Operating in the Netherlands

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Vestas leads Goldwind in 2018 onshore wind power

Vestas gains wind energy lead as top wind turbines manufacturer. The latest data from BloombergNEF (BNEF) show that Vestas extended its lead in the wind power industry, with 10.1 GW of its onshore wind turbines commissioned in 2018, a market share of 22% compared with 16% in 2017. The statistics draw on BNEF’s global database … Continue reading Vestas leads Goldwind in 2018 onshore wind power

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Developers commissioned 45 GW of onshore wind turbines in 2018

The latest data from BloombergNEF (BNEF) show that Vestas extended its lead in the wind power industry, with 10.1 GW of its onshore wind turbines commissioned in 2018, a market share of 22% compared with 16% in 2017. The statistics draw on BNEF’s global database of wind farm projects and extensive information from the industry. … Continue reading Developers commissioned 45 GW of onshore wind turbines in 2018

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Progress made on 50 MW wind farm in Oman

A senior delegation of government and business dignitaries has witnessed the steady progress in the development of the 50-megawatt (MW) Dhofar Wind Farm, the GCC’s first utility-scale wind farm. Visiting the project site in the southern Dhofar Governorate of Oman were Hamdan Ali Al Hinai, chairman of the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), … Continue reading Progress made on 50 MW wind farm in Oman

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Representatives of the Popular Party and the IDAE visit industrial centers of the wind energy in Spain

This week, the Spanish Wind Energy Association (AEE) has continued making institutional visits to wind farms to show the industrial potential of the wind power sector.   On this occasion, we were accompanied by a delegation from the Popular Party, led by Guillermo Mariscal; and the IDAE represented by Joan Herrera, general director; and Joan … Continue reading Representatives of the Popular Party and the IDAE visit industrial centers of the wind energy in Spain

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GE Expands Renewable Energy Business Portfolio

One of the broadest portfolios in the industry with Wind, Hydro, Grid, and Renewable Hybrids coming together to provide end-to-end solutions for our customers demanding reliable, affordable green power. GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it intends to intensify its focus on the growing renewable energy market by consolidating all of the company’s renewable and … Continue reading GE Expands Renewable Energy Business Portfolio

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Oman’s first wind energy project to be operational by Q3

GE is providing the project’s 3.8MW wind turbines, while TSK is responsible for the rest of the wind farm’s infrastructure, which includes medium- and high-voltage substations and 13km of overhead transmission lines. Masdar is the wind power project developer and implementation lead. Sultanate’s and Gulf region’s first large-scale commercial wind power project, the Dhofar Wind … Continue reading Oman’s first wind energy project to be operational by Q3

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Wind energy in Oman: Masdar installs first wind turbine

Masdar, the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, announced the installation of the first of 13 wind turbines at the 50 megawatt (MW) Dhofar Wind Farm. Located in the southern Omani governorate of Dhofar, the wind power project is fully financed by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for international development aid. … Continue reading Wind energy in Oman: Masdar installs first wind turbine

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