Free press releases distribution network?

More news: Energy
Agency / Source: General Electric Company

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



GE Announces Global Wind Turbine Repair Innovation Lab in Albany, New York - GE announced the opening of its Global Wind Turbine Drivetrain Repair Innovation Lab at the site of GE’s Power Generation Repair Technology Center in Albany, N.Y
GE Announces Global Wind Turbine Repair Innovation Lab in Albany, New York

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Schenectady, NY, United States, 2014/02/26 - GE announced the opening of its Global Wind Turbine Drivetrain Repair Innovation Lab at the site of GE’s Power Generation Repair Technology Center in Albany, N.Y. NYSE: GE

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

• Innovation Lab to Focus on Uptower Drivetrain Repairs for GE’s Global Wind Turbine Fleet;
• Site Features Advanced Manufacturing, Tooling, Machining and Equipment to Develop Repair Technologies to Reduce Wind Turbine Cost of Life;
• Part of GE’s Investment of More than $400 Million in the Capital Region over the Past Four Years.

The center marks an investment in GE’s presence in the Capital Region and expansion of the local renewable energy team’s facilities.

The facility is equipped with advanced technologies to support fast development and innovation for repairs to the wind turbine’s gearbox and rotor, creating a lab environment to simulate and solve problems that previously had to be worked on more than 100 meters in the air and at remote sites.

Technical capabilities of the Innovation Lab include:

• Rapid prototyping tools such as 3D printers and computer numerical control machines.
• Robotic welding and advanced machining tools.
• Repair of various gearbox models.
• Turbine generator repair.

Andy Holt, general manager of global wind projects and services, said: “This is the first facility of its kind dedicated to developing repair technologies and capabilities that reduce the life cycle cost of wind turbines. Albany was an ideal location for the facility with its close proximity to GE’s renewable energy headquarters, the GE Energy Learning Center as well as the existing Repair Technologies Center. It is uniquely positioned for collaboration with the field, design engineering, training and product service teams.”

The Innovation Lab aligns GE with customer needs by helping reduce maintenance and operating costs. GE engineers will have the space and resources to rapidly prototype and develop new technologies to apply to field service repairs. The team will focus on innovative approaches while fully vetting tooling and processes, keeping in mind safety, cost and the ability to address multi-unit configurations. With proximity to GE’s renewable energy headquarters in Schenectady, the team at the Innovation Lab also will work closely with product engineering to improve serviceability.

GE has a long-standing presence in New York and is committed to its continued investment and growth across the state. Currently, GE has nearly 9,000 employees in New York, including more than 7,000 in the Capital Region. GE Power & Water announced the opening of the renewable energy headquarters in Schenectady, in February 2010, which marked a $45 million investment and more than 650 new jobs created. Over the last four years, GE has invested more than $400 million in the Capital Region including the opening of the GE Energy Storage Durathon battery manufacturing plant in Schenectady, GE Healthcare Digital X-Ray Detector Manufacturing Facility in Troy, and expansion and relocation of GE’s Licensing business in Albany.

About GE
GE (Nge.com) works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

About GE Power & Water
GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Power & Water’s six business units include Distributed Power, Nuclear Energy, Power Generation Products, Power Generation Services, Renewable Energy and Water & Process Technologies. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business.

Contacts
GE news, Masto Public Relations - E: information[.]mastopr.com.

Beth Coffman, Masto Public Relations
P: +1 518-786-6488 - E: beth.coffman[.]mastopr.com.

Howard Masto, Masto Public Relations
P: +1 518-786-6488 - E: howard.masto[.]ge.com

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: General Electric Company

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] / [Company listed above is a registered member of our network. Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


GE Announces Global Wind Turbine Repair Innovation Lab in Albany, New York

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
GE News Center | Power Generation Repair
Contact: Katelyn Buress - GE Renewable Energy 
518-362-6154 katelyn.buress[.]ge.com
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any General Electric Company securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From General Electric Company / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Press Releases:

ENGIE and AES Andres Leverage Core Strengths to Provide Reliable and Competitive LNG Supply in the Caribbean
Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) and GE Power Collaborate to Link Energy Operations with Energy Trading for End-to-End Machine to Market Software Solutions
GE Oil & Gas Signs Agreement with TAG GmbH to Install New Tuning Maintenance (TUMAS) Software on Entire Fleet of Gas Turbines
ENGIE Announces Two New Major Collaborations to Foster New Innovative Green Gas Production Methods Across Europe
Enel Inaugurates Apiacás Hydropower Complex in Brazil
Steam and Gas Turbine Manufacturers Realign Strategies to Harness Growth Opportunities within Clean Power Generation
Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Solar PV Plant
GE and Maersk Drilling to Pilot Marine Digital Transformation
SolarWinds to Join the Discussion on Interoperable IT Management for Defense Forces at AFCEA’s TechNet Asia-Pacific 2016
BP and GE Launch New Offshore Digital Technology with Plans to Deploy Globally

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  BizJobs.com

Visit  JobsWare.com







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today