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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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GE Renewable Energy Selected by ReNew Power for 300 MW Wind Farm in India

120 GE 2.5-132 wind turbines to be installed at the Gadhsisa Wind Farm in Gujarat, India. This 300 MW wind power project will be the largest full turnkey EPC wind energy project by GE Renewable Energy in India. GE Renewable Energy will service and operate the wind turbines for 10 years in India. GE Renewable … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Selected by ReNew Power for 300 MW Wind Farm in India

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GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Energy Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

GE’s flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa— 60 1.7-103 units; GE EFS (www.GEEnergyFinancialServices.com) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya; Kipeto will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes GE Renewable Energy (www.GE.com/RenewableEnergy) and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered to provide technology and advisory … Continue reading GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Energy Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

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GE Renewable Energy completes its 2018 hiring target of 100 new employees in Cherbourg

In June 2018, GE Renewable Energy announced its plan to recruit 100 employees for its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France, and today the company announced the completion of this target. GE Renewable Energy confirms the completion of its recruitment plan for 2018 at LM Wind Power’s offshore wind blade … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy completes its 2018 hiring target of 100 new employees in Cherbourg

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Juhl Energy Partners With GE Renewable Energy to Build First of Its Kind Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

Juhl Energy announced today that it has selected GE Renewable Energy (GE:NYSE) to supply equipment for the first commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project in the U.S. The Minnesota-based clean energy company has developed the 2.0MW community-based renewable energy project to provide low-cost, locally generated energy to the Lake Region Electric Cooperative of Pelican … Continue reading Juhl Energy Partners With GE Renewable Energy to Build First of Its Kind Solar-Wind Hybrid Project

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GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind power partnership with ORE Catapult

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have today announced a $11 million four-year research partnership aimed at minimizing the time people have to spend offshore, which will enhance both safety and operating costs for offshore wind farms.   The “Stay Ashore!” program is built on three pillars: Reliability by design, … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind power partnership with ORE Catapult

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YPF Luz and GE Renewable Energy to construct Los Teros Wind Farm in Azul, Argentina

YPF Luz has signed an agreement with GE Renewable Energy for the construction of Los Teros Wind Farm, located in Azul, Province of Buenos Aires. The construction will begin in November. The project will employ around 150 people during the construction phase and an investment of US $144 million is expected.   Los Teros, which … Continue reading YPF Luz and GE Renewable Energy to construct Los Teros Wind Farm in Azul, Argentina

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GE Renewable Energy’s LM Wind Power Unit Inaugurates New Technology Center Americas Facility Near New Orleans

LM Wind Power, a unit of GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE), today announced the inauguration of a new Technology Center Americas facility to develop and test new techniques for designing and building wind turbine blades at its facility on the NASA Michoud campus outside of New Orleans, Louisiana. The new facility will provide LM Wind … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s LM Wind Power Unit Inaugurates New Technology Center Americas Facility Near New Orleans

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E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

E.ON announced today it is partnering with GE (NYSE: GE) to repower its Panther Creek I and Panther Creek II wind farms in West Texas. “We’re excited to embark on our first repowering project in the U.S.,” said Silvia Ortin, Chief Operating Officer, North America and E.ON Climate & Renewables Board Member. “The repowering of … Continue reading E.ON surges forward with repowering wind energy project in West Texas with 172 wind turbines

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LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW Wind Turbines

LM Wind Power is to supply wind turbine blades to Goldwind’s 3-4MW platform under a three-year deal. The contract is for 1.1GW of turbines and follows a 140MW pre-agreement signed last year. It covers three blade types – the LM 66.9P and P2 and the LM 69.0 P – for both international and the domestic … Continue reading LM Wind Power to Supply Blades for Goldwind 3-4 MW Wind Turbines

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Eni and GE Renewable Energy to power Badamsha wind farm, Eni’s first large-scale wind power project in Kazakhstan

Eni and GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) today announced that GE will supply 13 of GE’s 3.8-130 onshore wind turbines, with a hub height of 85m, 3.8MW of power and a 130 meter rotor, for the Badamsha project in Kazakhstan. With its 48MW of wind power the plant will increase the Country’s wind energy capacity by … Continue reading Eni and GE Renewable Energy to power Badamsha wind farm, Eni’s first large-scale wind power project in Kazakhstan

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MHI Vestas turbine platform can scale up to GE’s 12 MW rival

Japanese-Danish joint venture MHI Vestas can scale up its current offshore wind turbine platform to match a 12 megawatt (MW) rival product that is being developed by General Electric (GE), its chief executive said. The sector is racing to build ever larger turbines, which are becoming more efficient along with size. The most powerful offshore … Continue reading MHI Vestas turbine platform can scale up to GE’s 12 MW rival

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GE Renewable Energy Launches Cypress Onshore Wind Energy Platform

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) today launched its new onshore wind turbines platform, named Cypress, and the next model from that platform, GE’s 5.3-158 turbine. The platform advances the proven technology of GE’s 2MW and 3MW fleets, which serves an installed base of nearly 20GW, while also utilizing architecture and innovations from the 4.8-158 turbine introduced … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy Launches Cypress Onshore Wind Energy Platform

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