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  • GE to Supply 41 Multi-Megawatt Wind Turbines for Four Projects in Germany

    GE (NYSE: GE) announced today a contract with the leading German project developer Energiekontor AG for four wind power generating projects comprised of 41 ...


    By General Electric

  • Wind Turbine Payback

    US researchers have carried out an environmental lifecycle assessment of 2-megawatt wind turbines mooted for a large wind farm in the US Pacific Northwest. Writing in the International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, they conclude that in terms of cumulative energy payback, or the time to produce the amount of energy required of production and installation, a wind turbine with a working ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • How a Wind Turbine Works

    This week we’re celebrating the launch of a new series on Energy.gov: How Energy Works. Join us today on Twitter at 2 p.m. ET for our How Energy Works live Q&A answering everything you want to know about wind turbines. Use #HowEnergyWorks to submit questions and follow the live discussion. From massive wind farms ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • GE Bringing 45 Megawatts of Advanced Wind Turbine Technology to Estonia

    GE (NYSE: GE) wind turbine technology is making its debut in Estonia, one of Europe’s most promising wind sectors, by supplying 18 wind turbines ...


    By General Electric

  • StatoilHydro inaugurates floating wind turbine

    “Today, we’re inaugurating the pilot facility which could help floating wind turbines to make an important contribution in the longer term to meeting the world’s big demand for energy,” says Margareth Øvrum, executive vice president for Technology & New Energy (TNE) in StatoilHydro. Hywind is a good example of the way StatoilHydro’s long experience from the offshore oil and gas business can be ...


  • GE’s 2.75-Megawatt Wind Turbine Technology to Power New Wind Farm on Sweden’s West Coast

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that Swedish energy developer Triventus Wind Power AB will use GE’s proven ...


    By General Electric

  • GE 1.5-Megawatt wind turbine commissioned for DOE program designed to move US wind energy technology forward

    As part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) initiative to drive new levels of performance in wind turbine technology, which will help ensure further U.S. wind industry growth, a GE (NYSE: GE) 1.5-megawatt wind turbine today was commissioned at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) in Boulder, Colo. Building off the experience of the country’s largest installed turbine base, the GE 1.5 ...


    By General Electric

  • Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Project Now in Service with GE 2.5-Megawatt Wind Turbines

    CEZ Group’s 600-megawatt Fantanele/Cogealac wind park, Europe’s largest onshore wind project, now is in full operation and is producing enough cleaner energy to power more than one million Romanian households each year. The project utilizes 240 ...


    By General Electric

  • Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. New Wind Turbine Prototype to be Exhibited at Denver Home Show

     Mass Megawatts Wind Power, Inc. (OTC: MMMW) is planning to exhibit a prototype of its new patented, 'Wind Electric Power Generator' with only seven moving components at the Denver Home Show being held at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado on the weekend of March 15, 2013 through March 17, 2013.  This wind-based, power system produces reliable, ...

  • Turkey’s GAMA Enerji Invests in GE Wind Turbines

    GAMA Enerji A.Ş., a GAMA Holding-GE Energy Financial Services joint venture, has achieved financial close and completed the first drawdown for a 35-megawatt (MW) wind power plant in Akhisar, Manisa, 40 kilometers from Izmir, Turkey. GAMA Enerji signed a loan agreement with TSKB in Istanbul on July 5, for financing the Gök II wind park, which is expected to reach commercial operation in ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Milestone: 1,000th Wind Turbine Installed in Canada

    The 1,000th GE (NYSE: GE) wind turbine to be installed in Canada will enter service next month at Cartier Wind Energy’s Gros Morne project in the Gaspésie Region of Quebec, GE announced today at CanWEA’s 27th Annual Conference and Exhibition. Continuing to expand its presence in Canada’s wind energy sector, GE expects to have more ...


    By General Electric

  • NREL and alstom celebrate wind turbine installation

    Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), along with officials from Alstom, today commemorated the successful installation and full capacity operation of a 3 megawatt Alstom ECO 100 wind turbine at NREL’s National Wind Technology Center.  This event signifies a crucial step forward in the long-term, collaborative ...

  • GE expands Brazil Wind Turbine production facility

    São Paulo Facility Expansion to Add 35 Skilled Jobs Expansion an Investment for the Wind Industry in Brazil New Facility to Produce Machine Heads for GE 1.7-100 and 1.85-82.5 wind Turbines Today GE (NYSE: GE) announced the expansion of its Campinas, São Paulo, manufacturing facility and the creation of 35 new skilled jobs. Co-located with Brazilian ...


    By General Electric

  • REpower commissions its tallest wind turbine

    At the beginning of July, REpower Systems SE successfully commissioned its tallest wind turbine Winnberg 4 in Sengenthal near Neumarkt, Bavaria. The turbine, with a rated power of 3.2 megawatts, a rotor diameter of 114 metres and a 143 metre concrete and steel hybrid tower, has a total height of 200 metres and is thus the tallest wind turbine that REpower has erected to date. It was built on ...


    By REpower UK Ltd.

  • McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm to be Powered by GE Turbines

    Northland Power and Mnidoo Mnising Power’s McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Will be Powered by 24 GE Wind Turbines McLean’s Mountain Wind Farm Will Provide 60 Megawatts of Wind Power to the Ontario Grid GE Will Provide around-the-Clock Innovative Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics and 10-Year Service ...


    By General Electric

  • Micro wind turbines and wildlife: integrating plaplanning with ecology

    The ecological impacts of micro wind turbines (up to 50 kW) are treated in a diverse way by different local authorities in the UK during the planning approval process, research suggests. The study calls for ecologists, policymakers, planners and industry representatives to improve the integration of ecological information within planning, and for greater guidance for local authorities on the ...

  • The Global Wind Turbine Market, 2nd Edition - ReportsnReports

    The global wind turbine market experienced its first decline in over five years in 2010, dropping 15.9% to $42.3 billion as the pace of turbine installations in most countries slowed considerably. Total megawatts (MW) installed was down by 5.3% to 38,079 MW for 2010 and would have been much less if China had not taken a commanding lead in the market, installing almost half of all new global wind ...


  • Kinangop Wind Farm in Kenya to be Powered by 38 GE Wind Turbines

    One of the Largest Wind Power Generation Projects to be Built in Sub-Saharan Africa Iberdrola Engineering to Build the 61-Megawatt Wind Farm; Aeolus Kenya Developing Project Planned Energy Mix Will Give Kenya’s Population the Reliability of Supply and Contribute to the Social and Economic Development of Kenya GE ...


    By General Electric

  • GE Secures Orders for 110 Megawatts of GE’s Brilliant 2.5-120 Wind Turbines in Germany

    Orders Support Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ Initiative to Increase Highly Effective, Cost-Efficient Decentralized Power Generation Capabilities in Low-Wind Regions 44 Highly Efficient 2.5-120 Turbines to be Installed at Multiple German Wind Farms GE’s Brilliant Turbines Harness the Power of the ...


    By General Electric

  • Omega Selects GE’s New 2.2-107 Brilliant Wind Turbine for 70-Megawatt Order in Brazil

    GE (NYSE: GE) introduces the latest in its line of brilliant wind turbines with the 2.2-107 and announced an order of 32 turbines from Omega Energia in the Piaui region of Brazil. This is the first order for GE’s 2.2-107 wind turbine, which was selected by Omega Energia in the A-5 Brazil energy auction on December 13, 2013. The 2.2-107 machine is the latest in GE’s line of brilliant ...


    By General Electric

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