GE Renewable Energy is world leader in renewable energy industry. It is division of General Electric company headquartered in Paris, France. GE Renewable Energy offers onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions as well as hybrid renewables and digital services. GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400 gigawatts of clean renewable energy and equipped more than 90 percent of utilities worldwide with its grid solutions. GE Renewable Energy has nearly 40,000 employees present in more than 80 countries.
The major contracts and expansions by GE Renewable Energy are featured below:
- February 2020: GE Renewable Energy has received an order from the EDF-SITAC joint venture to supply and install 112 of its 2.7 MW wind turbines with 132m rotor at the Sitac Kabini wind farm in Gujarat, India. The companys 2.7-132 turbine has been designed primarily at GE’s Technology Centre in Bangalore, India.At Sitac Kabini wind farm, 112 wind turbines will be installed and commissioned over the next year and it will produce enough green energy to meet the annual electricity requirements of more than 1.3 million people in the country.
- February 2020: GE Renewable Energys Grid Solutions business has been awarded $2.5 million to fund the development of a sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)-free, 420 kiloVolt (kV) 63 kilo Amps (kA) gas-insulated substation (GIS) circuit-breaker by the European Commissions LIFE climate action program.
- January 2020: GE Renewable Energy announced that it has been nominated by OX2 as the supplier for the 132 MW Metsälamminkangas wind farm, in Finland. The project, which will use 24 of GEs Cypress onshore wind platform, represents GEs first Cypress-equipped wind farm in Finland.
- July 2019: GE Renewable Energy has announced to open a new offshore wind factory at Jieyangs Offshore Wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong. The company will also establish a new Operation and Development Center in the city of Guangzhou.