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GE Renewable Energy announces minority investment in COBOD International

Investment will give GE Renewable Energy additional access to COBOD’s unique 3D printing technology. Builds on cooperation in place since 2019.COBOD is providing GE Renewable Energy largest 3D concrete printer in world for use at R&D facility researching ways to print wind turbine towers onsite at wind farms. GE Renewable Energy today announced a minority … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy announces minority investment in COBOD International

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GE Renewable Energy signs contract for largest technological upgrade of the Itaipu hydropower plant in Brazil

A consortium led by GE Renewable Energy’s hydropower business will be responsible for the technological upgrade of the power plant.The project highlights GE’s commitment to developing solutions that support the energy transition and decarbonization in South America. Itaipu Binacional was commissioned in 1984 and is the second largest hydropower plant in the world with a … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy signs contract for largest technological upgrade of the Itaipu hydropower plant in Brazil

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GE Renewable Energy inaugurates 3D printing facility that will research more efficient ways to produce towers for wind turbines

3D printer the size of a three story building can print tower sections up to 20 meters high. First of its kind research in the US: experimenting with new production methods to make wind turbine towers more efficient and sustainable. GE Renewable Energy today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to inaugurate a new research and development … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy inaugurates 3D printing facility that will research more efficient ways to produce towers for wind turbines

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GE Renewable Energy to reduce its carbon footprint in Europe through a wind PPA with Forestalia

Purchasing electricity from Forestalia’s El Coto wind farm in Spain which generates enough power to support more than 60% of GE Renewable Energy operations in Europe.The 12-year long PPA will reduce GE Renewable Energy’s emissions by ~13k tCO2e annually, 79% of its current carbon footprint from electricity in Europe. The agreement reflects GE Renewable Energy’s … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy to reduce its carbon footprint in Europe through a wind PPA with Forestalia

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GE completes the first offshore wind turbine in France

GE has completed the installation of the first offshore wind turbine in France, at the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm. A further 79 Haliade 150-6MW wind turbines will be installed and commissioned by the end of 2022.This project, led by EDF Renewables and its partners Enbrige and CPP, is the first commercial offshore wind farm in … Continue reading GE completes the first offshore wind turbine in France

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GE Renewable Energy and Alfanar solidify ties with onshore wind farm in Navarre, Spain

GE Renewable Energy to supply and install 15 wind turbines for a total installed capacity of 53 MW. This is GE Renewable Energy and Alfanar’s second onshore wind farm in Spain.GE Renewable Energy has installed and commissioned 1.1 GW in Spain over the past two years, contributing to the country’s goal of reaching 50 GW … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Alfanar solidify ties with onshore wind farm in Navarre, Spain

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GE Using AI/ML to Reduce Wind Turbine Logistics and Installation Costs

New state-of-the-art Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning (ML) technology developed by GE scientists recognized with a prestigious Manufacturing Leadership Award (MLA) by the National Association of ManufacturersGE’s AI/ML tool uses a digital twin of the wind turbine logistics process to accurately predict and streamline logistics costsApplication of AI/ML could enable a 10% reduction in logistics costs, … Continue reading GE Using AI/ML to Reduce Wind Turbine Logistics and Installation Costs

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GE Renewable Energy selected by OX2 to supply 24 Cypress wind turbines to the 146 MW Klevberget wind farm

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by OX2 as the supplier for the 146 MW Klevberget wind farm, located in Ånge, Sweden. The project, which will use 24 turbines from GE’s Cypress onshore wind platform, represents GE’s fifth Cypress project with OX2 and includes a 35-year full-service contract. The Swedish wind … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy selected by OX2 to supply 24 Cypress wind turbines to the 146 MW Klevberget wind farm

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GE Renewable Energy awarded contract by SPIC Brasil for São Simão Hydroelectric Power Plant modernization

Located in the states of Minas Gerais and Goiás in Brazil, São Simão hydroelectric plant has 1,710 MW of installed capacity, enough to supply 6 million homes Scope of the project includes six generating units and auxiliary systems of the hydroelectric plant. Execution of the project will require components and services from other companies, generating … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy awarded contract by SPIC Brasil for São Simão Hydroelectric Power Plant modernization

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Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy celebrate completion of the largest wind project constructed in North America

The 998-megawatt Traverse Energy Center has achieved commercial operations and is the largest of three wind energy projects collectively known as the North Central Energy Facilities.Traverse is powered by 356 of GE’s 2 MW wind turbines. Invenergy, the largest privately held global developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy solutions and GE Renewable Energy, today … Continue reading Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy celebrate completion of the largest wind project constructed in North America

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GE and Iberdrola to develop onshore wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

The 145 MW wind farm will power the equivalent of 86,000 homes. GE to supply and install 38 wind turbines.This is GE’s seventh wind farm development in New South Wales. GE’s installed wind capacity expected to reach 2.5 GW in Australia by 2024. GE (NYSE:GE) today announced an agreement with Iberdrola Australia to supply and … Continue reading GE and Iberdrola to develop onshore wind farm in New South Wales, Australia

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GE Renewable Energy opens new Renewable Hybrids factory in India

GE Renewable Energy announced today the opening of a new Renewable Hybrids factory in Vallam, near Chennai, India, where 250 people are employed today. “As the industry and customers’ demand dispatchable renewable energy to navigate the energy transition, the need for hybrid systems is increasing exponentially. This world class facility that has been set up … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy opens new Renewable Hybrids factory in India

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GE selected for two offshore wind R&D awards

Awards made by National Offshore Wind Research & Development Consortium to tackle key challenges in emerging US offshore wind industryR&D projects to focus on production of large castings and autonomous inspection of turbinesGE is well positioned to support technology innovation needed to drive continued growth of US offshore wind marketGE Renewable Energy and GE Research … Continue reading GE selected for two offshore wind R&D awards

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Endesa and PreZero Spain will build the first wind blade recycling plant on the Iberian Peninsula

Endesa, PreZero España and Reciclalia Composite have reached an agreement to start up the first wind blade recycling plant on the Iberian Peninsula, with the support of GE Renewable Energy and its subsidiary LM Wind Power, thus taking an important step towards a model circular economy in the wind energy sector. This project, which will … Continue reading Endesa and PreZero Spain will build the first wind blade recycling plant on the Iberian Peninsula

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GE Renewable Energy and Continuum Green Energy sign another wind power project in India

GE Renewable Energy will supply, install and commission 37 units of its 2.7-132 onshore wind turbines to Continuum.The wind turbines will power Continuum’s 99.9 MW Rajkot wind power project in Gujrat, India.This order is GE Renewable Energy’s latest in India, which recorded 1.2 GW+ orders in 2021. The Rajkot wind farm will power various industries … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy and Continuum Green Energy sign another wind power project in India

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GE Renewable Energy’s Cypress onshore wind turbine selected for repowering project in the Netherlands

Windplan Groen is the largest onshore wind farm in the Netherlands. GE to provide 26 Cypress 6.0-164 wind turbines, GE’s most powerful onshore turbine. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected by Windkoepel Groen to repower part of the Windplan Groen project in Flevoland province in the Netherlands. Repowering involves replacing older … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Cypress onshore wind turbine selected for repowering project in the Netherlands

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Towards circular wind turbines: LM Wind Power to produce zero waste blades by 2030

The company will reuse, repurpose, recycle or recover all the excess materials from manufacturing of blades, giving up on landfilling and incineration as waste management solutions.It will also partner with its suppliers to prevent waste in blade manufacturing, which today accounts for nearly one third of LM Wind Power’s operational carbon footprint.Zero waste blades represent … Continue reading Towards circular wind turbines: LM Wind Power to produce zero waste blades by 2030

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GE & UK Export Finance agree to support 1.35 GW Turkish solar project

Turkey’s largest solar facility, equipped with GE solar power station technology, is equivalent to over 4,600 football pitches in size.GE Energy Financial Services facilitates export credit guarantee through UKEF to J.P. Morgan’s project finance package.US$291 million biggest UKEF guarantee for any solar energy project and is estimated to support up to around 100 UK jobs. … Continue reading GE & UK Export Finance agree to support 1.35 GW Turkish solar project

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GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbines reach two-year operating milestone

GE’s Haliade-X prototype has been operating for two years, making it the first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine to achieve this milestone. The prototype was first commissioned in November 2019 at 12 MW, and since then has been uprated to 13 MW and 14 MW. The Haliade-X has received multiple certifications, and will equip two … Continue reading GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X wind turbines reach two-year operating milestone

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Vattenfall and SwifterwinT select GE Renewable Energy on wind energy in the Netherlands

GE Renewable Energy to supply 24 Cypress 5.5 MW onshore wind turbines. The 132 MW project is part of the Windplanblauw wind farm located in central Netherlands.Deal includes a 25-year service contract. Vattenfall and SwifterwinT announced today that they have selected GE Renewable Energy to supply 24 Cypress onshore wind turbine units for the Windplanblauw … Continue reading Vattenfall and SwifterwinT select GE Renewable Energy on wind energy in the Netherlands

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