GE has opened a new central logistics center for renewable energy components in Olive Branch, Miss.
The company says the facility is part of its strategy to further improve customer response times throughout North America as more wind and solar energy projects are developed and existing power facilities require maintenance.
GE Energy's renewable energy services group will use the new logistics center to distribute replacement wind turbine parts and solar technology components. The new center is located near a FedEx hub facility, which will allow for faster, easier distributions, GE says.
Additionally, the new center will produce customer-specific kits that include multiple parts for each service activity. The center also will provide and maintain specialized tooling for GE's field-services team.