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  • 1 March 2016
    R&D

    GE’s electrical engineer Naresh Acharya is working on a system that could one day help utilities predict the amount electricity generated by inherently unpredictable renewable resources like wind and sun, and send as much of it as possible over the grid to consumers. Acharya is using software to predict and balance the electricity generated by renewables and […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Power Conversion has signed a contract to equip offshore wind turbines manufactured by Shanghai Electric Wind Power Equipment (Sewind) with 4MW Fully Fed LV3 wind converters. Totalling 1GW, the deal is set to be one of the biggest offshore wind projects in China, GE said. The converters will be manufactured in GE’s Shanghai facility. “In a fast growing […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Haliade nacelles and blades for the Fujian Xinghua Gulf demo project have reached China, GE Renewable Energy said.

  • 24 October 2017

    GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France.

  • 3 November 2010

    SSE Generation Ltd., the wholly owned generation business of SSE plc, has signed a comprehensive and flexible service agreement with GE (NYSE:GE) covering its fleet of 127 GE wind turbines in operation across the United Kingdom and Ireland. The new agreement will provide a wide range of technical support services for SSE’s GE wind turbines, […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE said it has updated its April 26 offer to acquire the Power and Grid businesses of Alstom in connection with discussions with Alstom management and the French government on jobs, decision-making in France, access to nuclear steam turbine technology, and support for Alstom Transport. GE’s valuation for Alstom remains unchanged. GE Chairman and CEO […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USA energy giant, GE, will combine its onshore wind activities into the renewable energy joint venture with Alstom.  “It has been decided to combine the assets of GE and Alstom in the renewable energy sector into a single group, reporting directly to [GE] CEO Jeff Immelt,” said Mark Hutchinson, in charge of the merger. […]

  • 26 March 2010

    GE announced yesterday plans to invest approximately €340 million to develop or expand its wind turbine manufacturing, engineering and service facilities in four European countries—the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and Germany—signaling GE’s deep commitment to the promising European offshore wind sector. “Offshore wind will play a vital role in meeting the growing global demand for […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy has appointed John Lavelle as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its Offshore Wind business. The appointment is effective 1 November. In this role, Lavelle will lead the global business strategy with the mission to become one of the top three players in the offshore wind industry globally, the company said. Jerome […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    GE’s Energy Management President & CEO Mark Begor announced the appointment of Stephan Reimelt as President and CEO of GE’s Power Conversion business, succeeding Joe Mastrangelo who becomes President and CEO of Power Generation Products for GE Power & Water. Power Conversion is GE’s growing business, operating in 160 locations worldwide, with more than 7,000 […]

  • 12 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the last set of GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for this year to Merkur offshore wind farm’s logistical operations hub in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE was informed that the Alstom Board of Directors has unanimously decided to positively recommend GE’s offer to acquire the Power and Grid businesses of Alstom. With this decision, the transaction will proceed with Works Councils consultation, customary regulatory approvals and Alstom shareholder approval. The deal is expected to close in 2015. GE Chairman and […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objections to General Electric (GE) alleging the company breached EU merger rules by providing incorrect or misleading information in connection to the takeover of LM Wind Power. In the Statement of Objections, the Commission has informed GE of its preliminary conclusion that the company provided incorrect or […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    French energy company EDF sees the recently merged GE and Alstom Energy as the perfect partner for the company’s plan to diversify its energy mix by further expanding into renewable energy sector, GE quoted Antoine Cahuzac, the CEO of EDF Énergies Nouvelles, as saying. By partnering with GE & Alstom Energy, Cahuzac believes that the recently merged company’s global footprint, […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    GE has chosen Global Wind Service (GWS) and BMS Heavy Cranes to install its 6MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine prototype at the National Test Center for Large Wind Turbines in Osterild, Denmark. “GWS has been awarded the Installation contract for our Osterild project based on the good experience we had with this company at the Belwind project […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    The first out of three GE HaliadeTM 150-6MW offshore wind turbines has been installed in the Fujian Xinghua Gulf demo project, GE Renewable Energy reports.

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    GE could cut up to 6,500 jobs in the next two years in Europe during the restructuring process related to the integration of Alstom’s power and grid businesses, which the U.S. conglomerate purchased in November 2015. GE announced yesterday that consultations on proposals for the integration of former Alstom units have begun. The company said it aims to solve […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    GE’s Power Conversion business, a sub-business of GE Energy Connections, is set to provide its 5-megawatt (MW) medium-voltage (MV) converter based on the MV7000 product platform to China’s offshore wind original equipment manufacturer – XEMC Windpower. All converters will be manufactured in GE’s factory located in Shanghai. With prototypes of similar technologies already installed and operational […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    GE Renewable Energy has appointed Duncan Berry as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LM Wind Power. Berry will succeed Marc de Jong, LM Wind Power’s CEO since June 2015, who will leave the company at the end of April 2018.

  • 8 April 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission has fined General Electric (GE) EUR 52 million for providing incorrect information during the investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of GE’s planned acquisition of LM Wind Power. On 11 January 2017, GE notified its proposed acquisition of the blade manufacturer. In this notification, GE stated that it did not have any […]

  • 4 June 2012

    GE, a global technology leader and supplier of wind turbines and related services, is celebrating 10 years of industry leadership in wind energy. Since GE entered the industry through the acquisition of Enron Wind in 2002, it has installed 18,000 wind turbines and grown the business from 500 megawatts to 28 gigawatts of installed capacity. […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    GE has appointed Azeez Mohammed as the President and CEO of GE Energy Connections’ Power Conversion business, effective July 11, 2016. Mohammed comes to Power Conversion from his most recent role as President and CEO of GE’s Power Services business for Middle East and Africa. Responsible for continuing to build the Power Conversion business, Mohammed will […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Gamesa and Siemens have rejected GE’s first bid to buy offshore wind turbine manufacturer Adwen, Reuters cited sources familiar with the matter as saying. However, GE still has an option to improve its bid before the deadline, a source told Reuters. Adwen is a 50-50 joint venture established in March 2015 between Gamesa and France’s […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    The European Commission has approved unconditionally the acquisition of LM Wind Power of Denmark, by General Electric Company (GE) of the US after concluding that the proposed acquisition would not result in a significant reduction in competition in the EU’s Single Market.

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    Multinational energy conglomerate General Electric (GE) is hoping the successful completion of the 900MW DolWin 3 offshore grid connection project will prove a good reference in the company’s future bids for German offshore wind projects, Reuters reports. Germany’s offshore wind sector ”has become very important” to GE, Carlos Haertel, CEO at GE Germany & Austria, was quoted by Reuters […]