July 4th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
China nails down the world's largest pumped hydro energy storage project -- so far -- with a high tech twist from GE Power Conversion
June 4th, 2018 | by George Harvey
Coal and nuclear power are both dying, falling victim to natural gas and renewable energy. Trump used to blame the Democrats, and especially “Obama’s war on coal.” He used to take the position that removing subsidies for renewable power would be sufficient to bring a renaissance to the coal industry. But despite his efforts, coal plants have just kept closing
May 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy announced Tuesday from the AWEA Windpower Conference in Chicago that it would not only add 470 megawatts (MW) worth of new capacity in Iowa with the construction of the English Farms and Upland Prairie wind farms, but that the company had now installed over 40 gigawatts (GW) worth of wind capacity in North America.
April 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Less than a year after its successful merger, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been named the leading wind manufacturer by two analyst firms, thereby dethroning Danish manufacturer Vestas.
March 18th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
The public discussion about plug-in vehicle charging often focuses on the installation, quantity, distribution and speed of public chargers, but the data reveal that the vast majority of charging happens at home. The challenges with residential charging are best split two ways – renting vs owning and single-family homes vs multi-family housing
March 18th, 2018 | by Tina Casey
GE's new "Reservoir" energy storage product is a response to the market -- and the market wants more renewable energy, less coal
March 5th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new survey from SoonerPoll has revealed that Oklahomans are overwhelmingly in support of the 2 gigawatt Wind Catcher Energy Connection set to be developed Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy.
March 2nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy has unveiled the world's largest offshore wind turbine, the 12 megawatt Haliade-X which measures in at 260 meters in height and boasting a 220-meter rotor, and is capable of generating enough clean electricity for 16,000 households per turbine.
February 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas managed to hold on to its spot as the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer in 2017, but its recent dominance may not last forever as Siemens Gamesa is narrowing the gap after its successful merger was completed early last year.
January 25th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
GE announced its fourth quarter and full-year 2017 results this week, and its renewable energy division GE Renewable Energy highlighted its own performance, including a total of $10.4 billion worth of orders and $10.3 billion of sales
December 27th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard
From buying and selling electricity to raising capital for new ventures to securing the grid and valuing decarbonization directly, innumerable innovators from tiny startups to the largest technology firms and governments in the world are exploring how blockchain technologies can transform
December 14th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
GE announced on Wednesday that it had received its largest renewable energy order in Thailand to build the three 90 megawatt clusters for the Theparak Wind farm in Central Thailand.
December 12th, 2017 | by George Harvey
We have seen the fall of coal. The Dow Jones Coal Index, which stood at over 723 at its high in 2008, was down over 94% to 41.36 on December 8. Just as telling, all of the companies that were its components in 2008 have disappeared. There is now only one company in the index, and it is new, cobbled together out of the wreckage of those that once were
December 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
General Electric says it will cut 12,000 jobs worldwide in its power generation division, as demand for gas turbines has dropped dramatically as the demand for renewable energy rises.
November 29th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy announced on Tuesday that it has now installed more than 60 gigawatts worth of onshore wind energy capacity across the globe, made up of over 35,000 wind turbines in 36 countries.
November 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A total of 11,570.9 megawatts worth of wind turbine orders were announced through the first half of 2017, a nearly 2 gigawatt decline on the same time a year ago and over 3 gigawatts on the second half of 2016, and was led once again by Vestas.
November 8th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy and the Green Investment Group have this week announced they will be working to deliver the 650 MW Markbygden ETT wind farm in Sweden which, upon completion, will be the largest single-site onshore wind farm in Europe.
October 23rd, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
GE Renewable Energy recorded yet another strong quarter with $3 billion in orders and double the growth in its international onshore wind orders, according to figures pulled out of GE's larger third-quarter earnings report published last week.
October 17th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
EV charging infrastructure was largely limited to normal electricity outlets a decade ago. The market for electric car charging stations has grown tremendously as the market has, and it's at a critical transition point again now as long-range affordable electric cars start arriving on the market. If you live in the USA, there are several large charging networks/companies, but there's one company in particular that jumps out when you think of EV charging stations. Even if its name wasn't in the title, I'm sure you'd be picturing the orange logo and station styling right now
October 10th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Microsoft has continued its commitment to renewable energy this week announcing a new wind energy Power Purchase Agreement with GE in Ireland for the electricity generated from the 37 MW Tullahennel wind farm in County Kerry.