GE’s advanced 1.6-100 Wind Turbine: more than 2 gigawatts since may
Schenectady, USA - GE (NYSE: GE) announced that it has recently secured more than 1,200 megawatts (MW) of commitments for its 1.6-100 wind turbine.
“The strong industry acceptance of our 1.6-100 wind turbine underscores the continuing confidence of our customers in our technology,” said Victor Abate, vice president—renewable energy for GE Power & Water. “We set out to change the industry, proving that with technology advancements we could significantly improve the economics of wind. Our 1.6-100 has allowed our customers to develop wind farms in lower wind speed sites that were previously not viable.”
Source: IWR Online, 21 Sep 2011