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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • GMP Selects Vestas Turbines for Kingdom Community Wind

    Green Mountain Power today announced that it has selected a turbine for its renewable wind project in Lowell that is 20 percent more efficient and will lower the expected cost of power from the project for GMP customers and Vermont Electric Cooperative members. With the Vestas V112 three megawatt turbine, the forecasted energy of the facility will increase, providing power to more homes and ...


    By Marketwire

  • First Turbine Erected at Kingdom Community Wind Project

    The first turbine at Green Mountain Power's 63-megawatt Kingdom Community Wind project has been erected. "We've made tremendous progress on the project the last couple of months and are eagerly anticipating the project's commissioning," said Mary Powell, President and CEO of Green Mountain Power. "The mild winter allowed us to ramp construction back up in early April and we've been steadily ...


    By Marketwire

  • Winwind delivers eight wind turbines to France

    Winwind Ltd. and InnoVent have signed two wind turbine contracts. WinWinD and the French-based InnoVent have signed a contract for six 3 MW wind turbines. WinWinD will deliver the WWD-3 turbines to wind parks located in the Northern France in the municipalities of Fiefs and Sains-lès-Pernes by the end of 2011. The hub height of the turbines is 88 m and the rotor diameter is 103 m. ...


    By Winwind Ltd.

  • 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

  • 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

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