Offshore Wind Sector Will Require Threefold Increase in Workforce

Demand for offshore wind staff will triple by the end of the decade, surging to 868,000 full-time jobs from an estimated 297,000 in 2020. The hiring spree will already be visible in the middle of the decade as job demand … Read More

DOE Selects GE Business Units to Design, Manufacture 3D Printed Turbines

GE Research, GE Renewable Energy and LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, were recently selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to research the design and manufacture of 3-D printed wind turbine blades.   The GE business units will … Read More

BOEM Resumes Environmental Review of Vineyard Wind Project

In support of the Biden administration’s goal to address climate change and promote offshore renewable energy production, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) says it intends to resume the environmental review of Vineyard Wind’s proposed offshore wind project and … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Finalizes Supply, Service Contracts with Ocean Wind

GE Renewable Energy has finalized supply and service contracts (subject to final notice to proceed) with Ocean Wind, the Ørsted project located 15 miles off the coast of southern New Jersey.  Ocean Wind will feature GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind … Read More

New Jersey offshore wind farm to feature GE Haliade-X turbines

GE Renewable Energy has signed supply and service contracts for the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind farm in New Jersey, which will use the company’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The contracts, subject to final notice to proceed, cover the … Read More

Leeward Taps GE Renewable Energy to Repower New Mexico Wind Project

Leeward Renewable Energy LLC has selected GE Renewable Energy as its wind turbine technology partner to repower its 90 MW Aragonne Wind Project in Guadalupe County, N.M. When combined with the new greenfield 145 MW Aragonne Mesa Wind project, the total … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Named Dogger Bank’s Preferred Turbine Supplier

GE Renewable Energy has been confirmed as the preferred turbine supplier for Dogger Bank C, the 1.2 GW third phase of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank wind farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, that will become … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Receives Turbine Order from ALLETE Clean Energy

GE Renewable Energy has received a 265 MW onshore wind turbine order for ALLETE Clean Energy’s Caddo wind farm, located in Caddo County, Okla. The wind farm will utilize GE’s 2.8-127 turbines. Construction on the project has begun, with commissioning … Read More

Leeward Completes Construction, Financing on Mountain Breeze Wind Farm

Leeward Renewable Energy LLC, a renewable energy company, says its Mountain Breeze Wind Farm in Weld County, Colo., has reached commercial operation and that the company has closed the funding under its tax equity financing for the project.  Leeward procured … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Selects Veolia in Blade Recycling Agreement

GE Renewable Energy has signed a multi-year agreement with Veolia North America (VNA) to recycle blades removed from its U.S.-based onshore turbines during upgrades and repowering efforts. Veolia will process the blades for use as a raw material for cement, … Read More