GE’s repower program adds value to U.S. wind industry

By Michelle Froese GE’s repower program can increase fleet output by 25% and add an additional 20 years to turbine life.
GE Renewable Energy has announced at the AWEA Windpower Conference that it has repowered 300 wind turbines, the equivalent of adding 75 wind turbines worth of output.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has estimated that the U.S. repowering market could grow to $25 billion by 2030. With the largest installed base in the US, GE is uniquely positioned to serve this growing market segment.
“The repower program can include increasing a turbine’s rotor size, and upgrades to the gearbox, hub, main shaft, and main bearing

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