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GE and Mitsibushi still battling over wind turbine patent.

The GE lawsuit against Mitsibushi, which began some two years ago, is headed for a Texas jury trial.  GE claims the Japanese wind turbine maker has infringed on patents related to 2.4 MW turbines sold to Iberdrola – the Spanish … Continue reading

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Do GE wind turbines really suck that much?

In a continuing effort to generate American jobs, First Wind has selected Germany based Siemens to supply some 30 massive turbines for the Kawailoa Wind project located on the North Shore of Oahu. First Wind noted that the Siemens equipment (which … Continue reading

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Hooray !!! General Electric to build wind turbines and create 2,000 jobs. What? In England?

We sure hope none of the tax credits and subsidies that support GE directly or indirectly enables this little adventure.  Naah!  That could never happen … could it?  I know Jeff Immelt is good buddies with the President, but hey! … Continue reading

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“GE’s wind turbines have a 98 percent so-called availability.” So? I’ve got a $250,000 insured limit on my savings … I’m still broke!

These numbers thrown about by the wind folks crack me up.  2.5 MW nameplate capacity, 98% ability of the turbine to capture available wind … c’mon people!  The turkeys just don’t work! GE says they see a $130 Billion jump in … Continue reading

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