GE technology chief says days of “relying solely on synchronous generation for everything are over”. In a direct challenge to those who say grid security can only be assured by spinning coal and gas turbines, the world’s biggest provider of energy equipment says wind and solar can do the job just as well.
GE project shows that Trump or no Trump, the global clean energy train has left the station.
GE buys stake in German battery storage maker sonnen, attracted to storage market and concept of “shared solar”, and following several oil majors into market.
Goldwind has become the first Chinese wind turbine maker to top BNEF’s global rankings, knocking out US giant GE for number one spot.
GE has bundled its LED, solar, energy storage and electric vehicle businesses into an over US$1 billion new startup.
GE launches “a dynamic, connected, and adaptable wind energy ecosystem” intended to boost a wind farm’s energy production by 20%.
GE, with Sandia National Laboratories, has announced a new design model for low-noise wind turbine blades that could achieve a 2% increase in output.
The 67 turbines headed to the 113MW Boco Rock wind farm embody the most advanced and efficient technology GE has developed to date.