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Eighteen GE Wind Turbines to Power New Project in One of France’s Strongest Wind Regions - GE sells 18 of its 2.5-100 wind turbines to Valorem SAS and Ailenergie SA (NYSE: GE)
Eighteen GE Wind Turbines to Power New Project in One of France’s Strongest Wind Regions

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - London, United Kingdom, 2011/01/10 - GE sells 18 of its 2.5-100 wind turbines to Valorem SAS and Ailenergie SA (NYSE: GE). NYSE: GE

   
 
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Located in one of France’s strongest wind power areas, the Fère-Champenoise wind project will feature GE’s most advanced installed wind turbine technology. The project will help move the country closer to its goal to produce 23 percent of its domestic energy from wind by 2020.

GE began installing 18 wind turbines earlier this month. The wind turbines will be used at three sites within the Champagne-Ardennes region: seven units at Corroy, six units at Euvy and five units at Fère-Champenoise. Total capacity of the three sites will be 45 megawatts, enough clean, wind-generated electricity to meet the requirements of approximately 45,000 people.

Because of its high wind potential and large agricultural areas available for wind turbine installations, the Champagne-Ardennes region is particularly well-suited for the development of wind projects. More than 580 megawatts of wind power capacity already are installed here representing 25 percent of the region’s electricity supply, according to Syndicat des Energies Renouvelables.

“GE offered a product, with the 2.5-100, that is a good match for this region,” said Jean-Yves Grandidier, president and founder of Valorem SAS, one of the developers involved in the Fère-Champenoise project. “This turbine offers a very high level of efficiency and annual energy production, thanks to its 100-meter rotor diameter.”

“Valorem has chosen GE’s most advanced installed wind turbine technology in terms of efficiency, reliability and grid connection capabilities.” said Ricardo Cordoba, president of GE Energy Western Europe & North Africa.

Fereole, a special purpose entity owned by Ailenergie, and Corroy Energies, which is owned by Valorem SAS, are the purchasers of the GE 2.5-megawatt wind turbines. Valorem is an independent French project developer.

GE’s 2.5-megawatt series is globally available. GE’s 2.5 megawatt series wind turbines are being used at two of the world’s largest wind projects: at Europe’s largest onshore project, CEZ Romania’s Fantanele wind farm and at Caithness Energy’s Sheperds Flats wind project under construction in Oregon—the world’s largest wind farm. GE’s 2.5 megawatt series is designed to yield the highest annual energy production in its class and builds upon the success of GE’s 1.5-megawatt wind turbine, the world’s most widely deployed wind turbine with more than 14,500 now installed.

All news releases and statements can be found at GE’s press room uk.geenergyeurope-pressroom.com/.

About VALOREM S.A.S.
After 15 years, VALOREM (valorem-energies.com) is now a green energy producer. With more than 120 employees including engineers, landscapists, geographers, commercial agents and administrative staff, we have now mastered in the development of all forms of renewable energy production units: from prospecting to operating via the construction management.

We have opened our expertise to a new renewable energy package which includes photovoltaic energy, biogas and water power. We aim at developing the environmental potential to increase the goal of greeting non polluting energies in the French production. We are one of the last independent consultants specializing in renewable energies. This allows us to develop our work according to our own set of values: investing in research, creating environmentally responsible projects whilst working with the population and the local authorities. Our offices are based in Bègles, Amiens, Carcassonne, Nantes, Rouen and Aix en Provence. We now open our business to Europe and other continents.

In 2011, VALOREM will own 100MW of wind farms and is already developing more than 1,250 MW of wind energy and 1,000 MW of solar and gas energy.

About GE
GE (ge.com) is a diversified infrastructure, finance and media company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, health care solutions and television programming, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide.

GE serves the energy sector by developing and deploying technology that helps make efficient use of natural resources. With nearly 85,000 global employees and 2009 revenues of $37 billion, GE Energy ge.com/energy is one of the world’s leading suppliers of power generation and energy delivery technologies. The businesses that comprise GE Energy - GE Power & Water, GE Energy Services and GE Oil & Gas - work together to provide integrated product and service solutions in all areas of the energy industry including coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy; renewable resources such as water, wind, solar and biogas; and other alternative fuels.

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