GE Energy Supports Swedish Renewables Investment
Total Supply of 57 2.5xl Wind Turbines to Arise Windpower Marks First Use of GE’s Most Advanced
Wind Technology in the Nordic Region
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – July 2, 2009 – GE Energy and Swedish wind developer Arise Windpower AB today announced that GE’s most advanced ecomagination-certified wind turbine technology will make its Nordic debut in Sweden, a country with the highest renewable energy target in the European Union. The move further enhances GE’s global expansion of its 2.5xl wind turbine platform.
GE will supply a total of 57 2.5xl wind turbines to Arise Windpower. The first five wind turbines are
already on order and will be installed at the Brunsmo project near Karlskrona in southern Sweden.
GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt and Arise Windpower Chairman Pehr G. Gyllenhamm