GE announced that it has signed contracts to supply 88 wind turbines to HECIC New Energy Co

GE announced that it has signed contracts to supply 88 wind turbines to HECIC New Energy Co., Ltd, one of China’s leading wind energy developers, for three new projects in Hebei and Shanxi Provinces. The projects will support the rapid growth of wind energy investments in China, which today is the world’s fourth largest producer […]

GE announced it has received a $1.4 billion contract from independent power producer

GE (NYSE:GE) announced it has received a $1.4 billion contract from independent power producer Caithness Energy to supply wind turbines and provide services for an 845-megawatt (MW) wind farm project to be located in Oregon. The wind farm, called Shepherds Flat, has received the majority of the necessary government permits to operate and is ready […]

Siemens Wind Power continues growth trend to become one of the world’s top three providers of wind turbines by 2012

Siemens Wind Power continues growth trend to become one of the world’s top three providers of wind turbines by 2012 Siemens has confirmed its objective to become one of the world’s top providers of wind turbines. Siemens entered the wind power market five years ago with its acquisition of Denmark’s Bonus Energy. Since then, wind […]

Next generation onshore wind turbines: Siemens installs prototype of three-megawatt direct drive wind turbine

Next generation onshore wind turbines: Siemens installs prototype of three-megawatt direct drive wind turbine Siemens Energy has installed the first prototype of a newly designed direct-drive wind turbine. The new SWT-3.0-101 DD is a gearless machine with a power rating of three megawatts (MW). It has a rotor diameter of 101 meters. The prototype was […]

three wind turbines supplied by GE now are producing power for the residents of Vinalhaven and North Haven

Harnessing Maine’s strong ocean winds, three wind turbines supplied by GE (NYSE: GE) now are producing power for the residents of Vinalhaven and North Haven, two year-round communities that comprise the Fox Islands located in Penobscot Bay in midcoast Maine. The wind facility, which has three GE 1.5-megawatt machines on site, was dedicated today as […]

Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for 70 wind turbines for the Los Vergeles wind farm in Tamaulipas, Mexico

Siemens Energy has been awarded an order for 70 wind turbines for the Los Vergeles wind farm in Tamaulipas, Mexico. This is the first order received by Siemens for wind turbines in the Latin America region. Purchaser is Grupo Soluciones en Energias Renovables (GSEER), a Mexican wind energy developer. With a total installed rated capacity […]