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Windtech: GE's offshore giant combines proven technology with new solutions

At the official inauguration of GE's Haliade-X 12MW direct-drive prototype in Rotterdam on 17 December, Eize de Vries discussed main features, technology choices and challenges with offshore CTO Vincent Schellings.

GE Renewable Energy's losses widen

Losses in GE's Renewable Energy division increased to $184 million in the second quarter of 2019, mainly due to legacy joint venture costs and research and development (R&D) spending.

Siemens Gamesa appoints new onshore CEO

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has appointed Alfonso Faubel as CEO of its onshore business, replacing Mark Albenze, who had held the position on a temporary basis alongside his role as CEO for the company's service business.

GE unveils 4.8MW turbine

UNITED STATES: GE Renewable Energy has burst onto the 4MW onshore turbine market unveiling a 4.8MW machine, with a 158-metre rotor, one of the largest offered by any manufacturer.

Engie acquires 608MW Brazilian pipeline

BRAZIL: Utility Engie has confirmed an agreement to acquire 608MW of wind power developing rights in the Brazilian state of Bahia from local developer Renova Energia.

Bladena appoints former GE offshore CEO

DENMARK: Blade specialist Bladena has appointed former GE offshore wind CEO Anders Soe Jensen as its new chairman.