Big Lift for Newly Launched Siemens Gamesa 14-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 14:01:35 +0000

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Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received an order for 100 units of its newly launched SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine model—one of the largest wind turbine models ever introduced to date. The 14-MW units are to be installed at innogy’s proposed 1.4-GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm in the UK starting in 2024. […]

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GE’s 7F Gas Turbine Turns 30 with New Plant Commissioned in Mexico

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:11:18 +0000

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The first GE 7F gas turbine began commercial operation 30 years ago this month. Since coming on the market, more than 950 7F machines have been commissioned, including four 7F.04 units that entered service recently at Techint’s Norte III combined cycle power plant in Mexico. The 907-MW Norte III facility is located in the municipality […]

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GE Will Cut Another 13,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 04 May 2020 18:34:56 +0000

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General Electric (GE) on May 4 said it plans to cut as many as 13,000 jobs from its Aviation unit this year, or about 25% of the division’s total workforce, as the company continues to feel the impacts of the global coronavirus pandemic. The cuts include a 10% reduction to its U.S. workforce previously announced […]

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GE Reports $1 Billion Hit to Cash Flow

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2020 14:34:53 +0000

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General Electric (GE) on April 29 reported a steep drop in first-quarter revenue, with the industrial giant—like many companies—taking a major hit from the coronavirus pandemic. The company reported a year-over-year revenue decline of 8%, with posted revenue of $20.524 billion, and noted a $1 billion negative impact to cash flow during the quarter. The […]

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GE, Siemens, Utilities Take Hits From Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 17:03:05 +0000

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U.S. power plant operators continue to change procedures at their facilities, including pushing back scheduled maintenance, due to lockdowns and quarantines associated with the coronavirus pandemic. The changes are impacting companies such as General Electric (GE) and Siemens, which are major service providers to power plants, at a time when these global companies already are […]

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Siemens Group Reopens Plants; GE Closing U.S. Factory

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 18:22:50 +0000

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Global wind turbine manufacturers Siemens Gamesa and Vestas have restarted work in their facilities in Spain, after that country eased some of the restrictions in place as part of the lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The move comes at the same time that General Electric announced it would close a subsidiary’s wind turbine manufacturing […]

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Medtronic & Elon Musk Are Mobilizing To Help Hospitals

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 02:59:45 +0000

Medtronic tweeted that it is mobilizing with Elon Musk. By collaborating with Tesla and SpaceX, the companies are making a vital component for critical care ventilators. This will mean that more ventilators will be available for COVID-19 patients

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Long-time GE CEO Jack Welch Dies at 84

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 02 Mar 2020 15:10:04 +0000

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Jack Welch, the chief executive of General Electric (GE) during a period of great prosperity for the company, and considered one of America’s most influential CEOs, died March 1 at his home in Salem, Massachusetts. He was 84. His wife, Suzy Welch, on Monday said the cause of death was renal failure. In a statement […]

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Vestas, Siemens Gamesa, GE Top Wind Turbine Growth

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 22:35:33 +0000

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An energy and finance research group on Feb. 18 said Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s (SGRE’s) offshore wind installations make it far and away the market leader in that category, while Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas continues to lead the onshore and overall wind turbine market. The report published Tuesday from BloombergNEF (BNEF) said Vestas took […]

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Exelon Installs New Accident Tolerant Fuel at Illinois Nuclear Plant

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:50:56 +0000

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Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), a GE-led joint venture with Hitachi Ltd. that supplies boiling water reactor fuel and fuel-related services around the world, said lead test assemblies utilizing its ARMOR-coated zirconium cladding and IronClad Accident Tolerant Fuel solutions have been installed at Exelon’s Clinton nuclear plant in Illinois. “We continue to work with our customers […]

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