Microsoft to purchase wind energy from a GE wind farm in Ireland

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Microsoft enters into long term power purchase agreement with GE Microsoft has signed an agreement with General Electric that will see the technology company purchasing all new wind energy capacity from GE’s newest wind farm in Ireland. Called the Tullahennel Wind Farm, the project is located in County Kerry. The wind energy system has a maximum capacity of 37 megawatts. Microsoft will be purchasing all of this electricity for the next 15 years. This represents one of the largest clean energy purchases that Microsoft has made in recent years. Agreement…

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GE to help develop new wind energy system in Australia

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General Electric enters wind power partnership General Electric (GE) has announced that it will be helping develop a large-scale wind energy project in Australia. The company will be working with the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF) in this endeavor. PARF is currently in a partnership with AGL Energy and the Queensland Investment Corporation to expand Australia’s wind energy capacity. The country has become a prominent wind market, largely due to its efforts to expand its use of clean power. New wind farm will power 260,000 homes With its partners, General…

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General Electric to participate in Vietnam wind energy sector

GE to build new wind farm in Vietnam to expand country’s clean energy capacity General Electric has entered into an agreement with the Vietnamese government to develop a new wind energy system. The new wind farm will help expand the country’s clean energy capacity and enable it to distance itself from fossil-fuels. The agreement follows President Obama’s recent visit to Asia, during which time several commercial agreements were formed between companies in the United States and those in Vietnam. Some of these companies will be working with the Vietnamese government.…

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Geothermal energy plants in Turkey help save water

Water usage has been reduced by three geothermal power plants in the country. Three Turkish geothermal energy facilities owned by Kipas Holding have dramatically lowered water usage, decreased CO2 emissions, reduced corrosion and are utilizing the Industrial Internet with assistance from GE’s water treatment technology. Kipas Holding was honored with an award for its notable environmental efforts. General Electric (GE) honored the company with the Return on Environment (ROE) award to recognize the company’s significant reductions in water usage, corrosion and CO2. Kipas Holding has three existing Maren Enerji geothermal…

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GE is one of the largest supporters of renewable energy in the world

GE has invested more than $10 billion in clean energy projects globally General Electric has become one of the most prolific supporters of renewable energy in the world. Through GE Energy Financial Services, General Electric has invested more than $10 billion into the renewable energy sector worldwide. The investments that the company has made have gone a long way in bringing various energy projects to completion and have helped modernize the energy infrastructure in many countries. Moreover, these investments have also produced economic activity and helped reduce emissions in some…

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GE opens new hydrogen fuel cell manufacturing facility

New manufacturing facility is opened in New York, focused on fuel cells General Electric has opened a new fuel cell manufacturing facility in Malta, New York. The facilities purpose is to produce innovative fuel cells using GE’s technology. The company has been investing quite heavily in fuel cell technology in recent years, making breakthroughs in the manufacture of these energy systems and helping improve their capabilities while also lowering their cost. In the coming years, the new manufacturing facility may prove to be a boon to the fuel cell industry…

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Wind energy has a bright future in India

Indian government takes steps to promote the growth of the domestic wind sector The Indian government aims to promote the aggressive investment in the country’s wind energy sector. The government has recently re-introduced financial incentives that are meant to help the wind sector grow. As these incentives become available once again, the government has begun advising wind turbine manufacturers and energy developers to make plans to aggressively bolster their operations. The country plans to install some 10 gigawatts of new wind energy capacity every year. Country plans to install 10…

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GE makes a breakthrough in clean technology

Clean technology continues to be a significant focus for General Electric General Electric’s new fuel cell design could change the way the world looks at these energy systems. The company has been showing a great deal of interest in fuel cells recently, especially in regards to how they can be used in transportation. GE has been experimenting with various fuel cell designs for several years and may have made a significant breakthrough that could drastically improve the energy production and lower the cost of this technology. Fuel cells are becoming…

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GE to invest in three wind energy projects in India

Three wind power projects being built in India attract the support of General Electric General Electric has announced that it will begin investing in three wind energy projects that are currently under construction in India. The country is becoming quite active in terms of wind power, as it continues to seek out alternatives to fossil-fuels that will make it more environmentally friendly and economically stable. General Electric sees a great deal of promise in wind power projects being built in India and intends to ensure that these projects have the…

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GE to build facility in Malta to build and test fuel cells

GE Fuel Cells will be building a new pilot facility in Malta General Electric’s GE Fuel Cells unit has announced that it is building a new pilot factory in Malta, New York. General Electric has been showing a great deal of interest in fuel cells recently, especially as these energy systems become more popular in transportation and industrial sectors. General Electric believes that fuel cells are quite promising as primary energy systems, but current technology may not be sufficient enough to meet the energy needs of several sectors in an…

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Green technology used to create huge indoor farm in Japan

Ten thousand lettuce heads are produced daily using LED lights. What was once a Fujitsu semiconductor factory, has been turned into one of the largest indoor farms in the world by Japanese plant experts, who wanted to explore green technology methods that could be used to help keep up with growing food demands, but that would sidestep the risks caused by crop disease, drought and natural disasters. The farm opened in July and is almost half the size of a football field. The bacteria-free indoor farm churns out 10,000 heads…

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General Electric to bring turbines to wind energy system in Scotland

GE chosen by SSE Renewables to provides innovative wind turbines for wind farm in Scotland General Electric has been selected by SSE Renewables, one of the largest energy producers in the United Kingdom, to supply wind turbines to a wind farm in Scotland. Wind power has been growing at a rapid pace in the United Kingdom, where government support for this form of clean energy has reached new heights. The country has been investing quite heavily in wind power and has introduced several policies that make it one of the…

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GE is one of the largest supporters of renewable energy in the world

GE has invested more than $10 billion in clean energy projects globally General Electric has become one of the most prolific supporters of renewable energy in the world. Through GE Energy Financial Services, General Electric has invested more than $10 billion into the renewable energy sector worldwide. The investments that the company has made have gone a long way in bringing various energy projects to completion and have helped modernize the energy infrastructure in many countries. Moreover, these investments have also produced economic activity and helped reduce emissions in some…

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GE develops new wind energy turbine specifically for Japan

GE has high hopes for wind power in Japan General Electric believes that Japan could have vast wind energy potential that has not yet been tapped into. The country has been working to embrace various forms of clean power in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. This disaster caused Japan to distance itself from nuclear energy, looking toward others forms of clean power to fill the gap. Thus far, solar energy has become one of the most popular forms of clean power in Japan, but wind power may…

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GE invests in two wind energy projects in Ireland

General Electric Energy Financial Services has acquired two wind farms in Ireland from Element Power General Electric Energy Financial Services has announced that it has made its first equity investment in wind energy in Ireland. The firm has acquired two wind projects that are taking root in the country. These wind farms has been managed by Element Power, but are now a part of General Electric’s expanding renewable energy portfolio. Investing in clean energy can be a risky endeavor, but GE has been showing strong interest in the capabilities of…

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E.ON to use new tool to improve wind energy generation

General Electric PowerUp platform embraced by E.ON E.ON Climate & Renewables has announced that it will be using General Electric’s PowerUp platform in order to boost the performance of its wind turbines. The platform is a customized software-enabled tool that General Electric claims can increase the energy generation of a wind farm by as much as 5%. Given the growing popularity of wind energy, finding ways to boost the performance of wind turbines has been gaining more attention. As such, the PowerUp platform is expected to become quite popular among…

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