in News Departments > New & Noteworthy
print the content item

GE Drivetrain Technologies, a unit of GE Transportation, has launched a wind generator and control systems division to serve its wind turbine customers around the globe.

The company will immediately offer doubly fed induction and permanent magnet
generators in the 2 MW to 6 MW power range.

"GE Transportation has a proud tradition of designing and building complete drivetrain systems, including electrical components, for rugged environments," says Prescott Logan of GE Drivetrain Technologies. "Our objective is to apply the full range of GE Transportation's capability to advance the state of the art in wind energy generation technology."

GE Drivetrain Technologies unveiled its IntegraDrive integrated geared generator prototype for the wind industry nearly a year ago. The concept, combining a gearbox, generator and power controls, will be a key part of the business's evolving systems capability.

SOURCE: GE Transportation

Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Canadian Wind Industry Urges For More Federal Support

The Canadian Wind Energy Association says the country's federal government, once a big industry supporter, should again back wind power.


Wind And Solar Helped California Grid During Challenging Summer

According to the California Independent System Operator, the state suffered from heat waves and drought this year, and wind power played a "significant role" in keeping the lights on.


Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.


Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers, More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.


Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.

Canwea_id1984
BG 2015DblBox_id2032
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Renewable NRG_id1934