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GE Renewable Energy

Schenectady, NY
United States
http://www.ge.com/wind
@GERenewables
GE Renewable Energy is a $10 billion start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry. Combining onshore and offshore wind, hydro and innovative technologies such as concentrated solar power, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts capacity globally to make the world work better and cleaner. With more than 12,000 employees present in more than 55 countries, GE Renewable Energy is backed by the resources of the world’s first digital industrial company. Our goal is to demonstrate to the rest of the world that nobody should ever have to choose between affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy.
Designation Onshore/Offshore Wind class Rated power Rotor diameter
1.7-100 Onshore 1,700 kW 100.00 m
1.7-103 Onshore 1,700 kW 103.00 m
1.85-87 Onshore 1,850 kW 87.00 m
1.85-82.5 Onshore 1,850 kW 82.50 m
2.5-107 Onshore 2,500 kW 107.00 m
2.5-116 Onshore 2,500 kW 116.00 m
2.75-120 Onshore 2,750 kW 120.00 m
3.2-103 Onshore IIB 3,200 kW 103.00 m
3.2-130 Onshore IIB, IIIA 3,200 kW 130.00 m
3.6-137 Onshore IIIB 3,600 kW 137.00 m
3.8-130 Onshore IIB 3,800 kW 130.00 m
4.8-158 Onshore S 4,800 kW 158.00 m
Haliade 150-6MW Offshore IB 6,000 kW 150.95 m

References

[1]

WindEurope asbl/vzw. WindEurope Members’ Directory. URL: https://windeurope.org/membership/meet-our-members/. [Date Accessed: 16/03/2017].

[2]

WindEurope asbl/vzw. WindEurope Conference & Exhibition 2017 - Exhibitor List. URL: https://windeurope.org/confex2017/exhibition/exhibitor-list/. [Date Accessed: 12/01/2018].

[3]

GE Renewable Energy. Press release - GE Completes Acquisition of LM Wind Power. URL: https://www.genewsroom.com/press-releases/ge-completes-acquisition-lm-wind-power....

[4]

a2z, Inc.. Exhibitor List - AWEA WINDPOWER 2017 Conference & Exhibition. URL: http://s23.a2zinc.net/clients/AWEA/WP17/Public/exhibitors.aspx?Index=All#. [Date Accessed: 03/08/2017].

Technology

20 Nov | GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind partnership with ORE Catapult

  • A $11 million R&D program to be implemented over the next four years to improve reliability, drive down operating costs and improve safety of offshore wind operations 
  • The agreement will provide new digital and service solutions for operating and maintaining wind turbines remotely
  • Collaboration will increase innovation and growth opportunities for the UK supply chain

Operation & Maintenance

09 Oct | GE Renewable Energy debuts high-speed blade inspection system - advancing performance and reliability for all turbine assets

  • Applies thermal imaging technology and wide-band acoustic spectral analysis to detect anomalies on blades across entire wind fleets
  • Can be used on all blade platforms, regardless of manufacturer, with high accuracy and location precision
  • Modular system is a significant advance in gathering data analytics, reducing physical inspections, and need for technician climbs

20 Jun | EMF Offshore Wind - Statement

GE welcomes the confirmation of the three Eolien Maritime Français offshore windfarms paving the way for a buoyant offshore wind industry, which carries considerable potential for economic growth, job creation and high-tech innovation in France.

Technology

01 Jun | GE's Haliade 150-6MW nacelle arrives in UK

The first GE Renewable Energy offshore wind turbine nacelle to be tested in the UK under a recent research & development agreement has been delivered to the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult's world-leading 15 MW drive train test facility in Blyth, Northumberland.