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Wind specs - GE Energy 1.5MW Wind Turbine The industry...

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GE Energy 1.5 MW Wind Turbine
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The industryworkhorse The world needs a reliable, affordable and clean supply of electric power with zero greenhouse gas emissions, which is why GE continues to drive investment in cutting-edge wind turbine technology. Building on a strong power generation heritage spanning more than a century, our 1.5 MW wind turbine—also known as the industry workhorse—delivers proven performance and reliability,creating more value for our customers. Our product strategy is focused on results that contribute to our customers’ success and wind farm return on investment. Every initiative we pursue bears our uncompromising commitment to quality and productinnovation.Our reputation for excellence can be seenin everything we do. GE’s commitment to customer value and technology evolution is demonstrated in our ongoing investment in product development. Since entering the wind business in 2002, GE has invested over $850 million in driving reliable and efficient wind technology. 2 GE 1.5 MW…the most widely used wind turbine in its class 12,000+ turbines are in operation worldwide 19 countries 170+ million operating hours 100,000+ GWh produced Data as of March, 2009
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1 . 5 M W W I N D T U R B I N E 3 Globalfootprint GE Energy is one of the world’s leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies—providing comprehensive solutions for coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy;renewable resources such as wind, solar and biogas, and other alternative fuels. As a part of GE Energy Infrastructure—which also includes the Water,Energy Services and Oil reliable and efficient energy. GE has six wind manufacturing and assembly facilities in Germany, Spain, China and the United States. Our facilities are registeredto both ISO 9001:2000and our QualityManagement System,providing our customers with qualityassurance backed by the strength of GE. Our wind energy technology centers of excellence in Europe, Asia, and North America, as well as our teams of engineers and scientists, use Six Sigma methodology coupled with the latest computational modeling and power electronic analysis tools to manufacture wind turbines with the performance and reliability necessary to meet our customers’ challenges. As the cornerstone of GE technology for more than 100 years, our four Global Research Centers are focused on developing breakthrough innovations in the energy industry. We believe wind power will be an integralpart of the world energy mix throughout the 21st century and we are committed to helping our customers design and implement energy solutions for their unique energy needs. Manufacturing/
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