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GE Supplying Over 500 Turbines for US Project

April 7, 2021
Three wind farms being developed in Oklahoma represent GE Renewable Energy’s second 1-GW+ onshore project this year, with a total of 531 2-MW wind turbines

GE Renewable Energy will supply over 500 2-megawatt wind turbines to three Oklahoma wind farms being developed by Invenergy for American Electric Power. The North Central Wind Energy Facilities is a  1,485-MW development in north central Oklahoma will include The three wind farms are the 999-MW Traverse Wind Energy Center (to be completed in 2022), the 287-MW Maverick Wind Energy Center, and the 199-MW Sundance Wind Energy Center, the latter two to be completed this year.

In total, GE will provide 492 2.X-127 onshore wind turbines and 39 2.X-116 turbines, with varying nameplates and hub heights.

GE did not reveal the value of the contract, though it could range from $700 million to $1.2 billion, based on wind-industry estimated values of 2-MW turbines. According to Tim White, GE Renewable Energy’s CEO for onshore Americas, the order is the largest combined onshore wind project in GE’s history.

“As the U.S. and the world have adopted increasing amounts of renewable energy, Invenergy and GE are helping to accelerate this change by being the partners of choice for utilities and other leading companies that want to be part of the ongoing and critical transition to affordable, sustainable renewable energy,“ White commented.

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