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Former GE Offshore CEO Named Chairman Of Turbine Tech Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Anders Soe-Jensen, former CEO of offshore wind for both GE and Vestas, has become the new chairman of Bladena, a Denmark-based developer and manufacturer of technology solutions for wind turbines. In turn, he will also become a joint owner of [Read More]

GE Bringing Haliade Offshore Wind Giants To Chinese Demo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by the Fuqing Haixia Electricity Generation Co. – a joint venture between China Three Gorges and Fujian Energy – to deliver three Haliade 150-6 MW offshore wind turbines to the Fujian Xinghua Gulf demo [Read More]

More M&A Action: GE-LM Wind Power Merger Gets OK From EU

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 20, 2017

Concluding that the merged entity would continue to face “effective competition” in Europe, the European Commission has approved GE’s acquisition of Danish wind blade manufacturer LM Wind Power. The commission says its investigation focused on the effect of the transaction [Read More]

Pattern Brings B.C.’s Biggest Wind Farm To Life

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) has completed its 184.6 MW Meikle Wind project in British Columbia. Increasing the province’s installed wind capacity by more than one-third, the wind project is British Columbia’s largest, according to the developer. The wind [Read More]

Two Worlds Collide: GE, Juhl Energy Building Hybrid Wind-Solar Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply equipment for what it says will be the first commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project in the U.S. The 4.6 MW, community-based project will be situated in Red Lake Falls, Minn. [Read More]

GE Shakes Up Renewables Executive Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

Coming off a record year for its onshore wind sector, GE has made two executive changes within its renewables businesses. Anne McEntee has been named vice president of the renewable energy services division, and Pete McCabe will succeed McEntee as [Read More]

How A Penn State Student Landed A Career In The U.S. Wind Biz

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Written by David Kubarek on February 07, 2017

It’s as if everything Amanda Berta touches turns to gold. In 2015, the senior majoring in energy engineering in Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) won an NCAA title as part of the Penn State women’s soccer [Read More]

GE Touts Record Year For Onshore Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 07, 2017

It was a very good year: In 2016, GE Renewable Energy secured a record 7 GW of onshore wind orders, representing a 19% increase from 2015. The company previously announced that its onshore wind business booked over $3 billion of [Read More]

Apex, IKEA Canada Secure Contract For Wintering Hills Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2017

Apex Clean Energy has secured a multiyear contract with IKEA Canada to manage and provide remote operations for the Wintering Hills wind farm, located in Alberta. The 88 MW facility produces enough power for approximately 26,000 Canadian homes. IKEA Canada [Read More]

GE To Supply Australia’s Largest Turbines For Silverton Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2017

GE, in collaboration with AGL Energy and civil engineering construction company CATCON, has announced a contract to develop and build the $450 million Silverton Wind Farm, which will be the sixth-largest wind project in Australia. GE says the Silverton Wind [Read More]