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EDP Renewables (EDPR) will use GE's Wind PowerUp software-enabled platform to help increase the power output of 402 GE 1.5-77 wind turbines located at five U.S. wind farms.

According to GE, EDPR is now expected to generate more than 420,000 MWh of additional energy each year. The wind farms that will be installing PowerUp are the Blue Canyon V wind farm in Oklahoma, the Meadow Lake III wind farm in Indiana and the Top Crop I, Top Crop II and Railsplitter wind farms in Illinois.

“At EDPR, we like to be a leader in innovation and explore creative ways to make the most of our units, and collaborating with GE has been a win-win for us,” says Brian Hayes, executive vice president of EDPR.

Andy Holt, general manager of GE’s renewable energy projects and services organization, adds, “GE’s PowerUp platform allows EDPR to realize almost immediate benefits to their bottom line input today and also allows us to incorporate new PowerUp technologies as they are developed.”



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