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GE Developing 18-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

March 14, 2023

The global competition to build ever-larger offshore wind turbines continues to ramp up, with General Electric (GE) announcing the company’s renewable energy arm is developing a 17- to 18-MW model that could rival those currently being launched by Chinese groups.

“Now we are getting a very positive reception from the market with our 17-MW to 18-MW Haliade X variant off of what we’re shipping this year,” said Scott Strazik, CEO of GE Vernova, during a March 9 call with investors. Vernova is GE’s portfolio of energy businesses.

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