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Wind


Technical articles and commentary on wind power generation issues for power plant owners and operators, from siting to financing and operating

Bolting Tools Important for Operation, Maintenance of Wind Turbines

There is a trend churning in the wind power industry; it involves upgrading wind turbines with newer, more powerful generation systems. Thanks to higher-capacity turbines and more efficient components, repowered…



POWER Digest [March 2021]

Hydropower Plant Comes Online in Turkey. GE Renewable Energy in February said the company has successfully completed the Lower Kaleköy Hydropower plant at the Lower Kaleköy Dam in Turkey, with…


Hydrogen and the Energy Transition

Power systems around the world are changing. Renewable energy, mainly in the form of wind and solar generation, is being added everywhere, while more traditional forms of power, such as…


GE Turbines Will Supply Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Farm

GE Renewable Energy and independent asset manager Luxcara announced an agreement to develop Europe's largest onshore wind farm, an installation that includes a 25-year full-turbine service and maintenance contract. Luxcara…


GE, Labs Join Project for 3D-Printed Wind Turbine Blades

Three GE business units will partner with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) to develop and demonstrate an integrated additive manufacturing process for high-performance…


Retirement Set for Wisconsin’s Second-Largest Coal Plant

The Columbia Energy Center, a two-unit 1,100-MW coal-fired station located in Columbia County, Wisconsin, south of Portage, will be permanently retired by the end of 2024.    Alliant Energy, which…