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GE Power Conversion: Electrifying Brazil’s Port Transportation

GE has recently successfully delivered the full turnkey project to VLI for engineering, supply and commissioning of the port terminal Luiz Antonio Mesquita Integrator Port Terminal (Tiplam) at the port of Santos, located in the city of Santos, state of São Paulo, Brazil. GE’s integrated electrical solutions provided a one-stop solution for the customer’s electrification, power generation and control needs. Brazil’s economy relies heavily on [...]

GE and Solairedirect India Partner for the Next 25 Years

GE will Provide Solairedirect India with 140 Megawatts of LV5 Solar Inverters and a long-term service agreement for 25 Years. India’s booming economy and the increasing need for electricity have made the country quickly emerge as one of the world’s hotspots for solar power. GE Energy Connections is now partnering with Solairedirect, a subsidiary of Engie, to equip its plants with 140 megawatts (MW) of LV5 1-MW solar [...]

GE Supports Power Grids of the Future with Europe’s First MVDC Link

GE Energy Connections will deliver Europe’s first Medium-voltage direct current (MVDC) link as part of Scottish Power Energy Network’s Angle DC project in Anglesey and North Wales. The technology will be a critical asset of the project. The Angle-DC project aims to demonstrate a novel network reinforcement technique by converting an existing 33-kilovolt (kV) AC circuit to DC operation. As the electricity demands in the [...]

KDU Appointed as GE’s Value-Added Reseller for SeaStream and SeaLyte DP Systems

GE’s Marine Solutions has appointed KDU Worldwide (KDU) as its value-added reseller for the product range of SeaStream* and Sealyte* dynamic positioning (DP) systems. Through this appointment, KDU will have reselling rights of these GE products in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East, which includes Saudi Arabia. Through KDU’s strong customer base in all key markets, GE’s DP systems will be able to reach more customers and help local [...]

Renewable Energy Keeps Breaking Records, but there is Room for Improvement

By Sofia Sauvageot, wind segment leader, GE’s Power Conversion. Ten years ago, the landscape was very different. Driverless cars were just something you saw in sci-fi films. We didn’t have film streaming services (can you even imagine a life without them now?), and smart phones just made their debut in the market. Great strides have been made in the last decade not only in the way we interact with [...]

GE Installs First Unit of 1,500-Volt Solar Inverter in Japan

Renewable energy is reshaping the energy landscape in Japan. At the time of a shrinking feed-in-tariff, Japanese energy companies are concentrated on improving their technology to enable more cost-effective solar energy. Following the partnership commenced last year to bring the latest 1,500-volt solar inverter technology to the Japanese solar market, GE (NYSE: GE) has installed the first unit of two in Looop Co., Ltd.’s (Looop) solar [...]

Powerships: Floating Power Plants with Added Values

The sea presents an opportunity for many. Communities around the world rely on it as a source of food and income, but now it presents another opportunity: power. Here’s the idea: a floating power plant built on a ship that can travel to anywhere in the world and provide power to onshore communities where it is needed. When you consider that more than 1 billion people around the world [...]

Renewables Manufacturing: Reshoring is Making Waves

Production is coming back to Europe. Having once looked to cut costs by moving operations to emerging nations with lower labor rates, many manufacturing businesses are now returning to the region. A combination of rising labor costs around the globe, the inherent difficulties of overseeing production across geographies and the increased cost and time of getting goods to Western markets has seen a string of [...]

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