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    Friday, March 08, 2019

    GE Takes World Wind-Builder Lead

    Battle over US dominance heats up as GE retakes crown; GE inched ahead of Vestas for annual installations in 2018, but the Danish manufacturer supplied the single most-installed turbine in the US.

    David Weston and Ros Davidson, 28 February 2019 (Windpower Monthly)

    “GE Renewable Energy reclaimed its crown as the largest OEM by annual installations in the US in 2018, but Vestas retained a title of its own…A little over 3GW of GE’s turbines contributed to the US’s 7.6GW total new capacity last year, with Vestas responsible for 2.89GW. The US’s total installation figure was up from 7GW in 2017…[Vestas remains the] largest OEM by installations in the US since 2016…[and its annual installations in the US grew] 16% from 2.48GW in 2017…[[But] GE’s installation total for 2018 increased by more than 55% to 3.01GW, boosted by the rush to install turbines ahead of the continuing production tax credit (PTC) phaseout making new onshore projects more difficult without some other kind of firm income…

    …As the costs come down, sites with the best wind resources become harder to find, and with the phase out of the PTC, the push is increasing for the latest and most efficient technology…[In 2017, GE’s 2.3-116 machine accounted for 841.8MW, a 43% share of total installed capacity…In 2018, its 2.5-116 was installed at 1,107.5MW of projects across the year, a 36.8% share…[In] the 3MW-plus turbine category, more] than 1.83GW of turbines with capacities exceeding 3MW were installed in 2018 in the US, led by Vestas (965MW), just ahead of Nordex Acciona (866MW). This total is up from 1.38GW in 2017…Beyond the top two OEMs in the US, which held over 75% of the market in 2018, Nordex Acciona leap-frogged Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) as the third-largest OEM by installation capacity…” click here for more


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