in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

Citing fundamental differences in commercial priorities and business strategy, GE says it has come to a mutual agreement to dissolve its joint venture with China-based Harbin Electric.

In September 2011, GE announced the joint venture would work to manufacture and supply wind turbines to customers in China. Under the agreement, Harbin took 51% ownership of a new manufacturing facility in Zhenjiang, with GE holding the other 49%. Harbin also bought a 49% interest in GE's existing Shenyang Wind factory.

GE says the two companies have amicably agreed to pursue their respective strategies as separate, individual entities; Harbin will keep the Zhenjiang plant, and the Shenyang facility will continue as a 100% GE-owned plant. However, GE notes it is fully committed to the wind industry in China and its relationship with Harbin will continue through a long-standing gas turbine partnership.


Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

The Song Remains The Same: Ontario Seeks More Science Before Lifting Offshore Ban

The Ontario government says the nearly four-year-old offshore wind moratorium will remain in place until the province fully understands the technology’s impact on the environment.


Why States Should Adopt A Renewable Portfolio Standard

A new study analyzes the potential benefits of state renewable energy mandates, as well as recommends what such policies should include.


Sen. Reid Vows To Bring Wind PTC To A Vote By Year's End

Nevada's senior senator provides some encouragement to wind industry advocates during his annual Clean Energy Summit.


Steadily, Wind Turbine OEMs Resume R&D Investment

An increased commitment to research and development will likely lead to wind energy innovation - not to mention a likely increase in patent-protected technology.


Quebec Government Postpones Wind Power RFP; No New Date Scheduled

The request for proposals (RFP) is part of an overall 800 MW wind power tranche that will serve as a bridge to the next phase in the province's energy future.

Canwea_id1984
Renewable NRG_id1934
UnitedEquip_id1995
Future Energy_id2008