GE Installs World’s Largest Onshore Wind Turbine In The Netherlands, The 5.3 Megawatt Cypress
GE Renewable Energy announced on Wednesday that it has successfully installed and begun operations of the world’s largest onshore wind turbine, the Cypress 5.3 megawatt (MW) prototype.
GE Renewable Energy first announced its new platform of onshore wind turbines back in September of 2017 when it unveiled its brand new 4.8–158 onshore wind turbine.
On Wednesday of this week, GE Renewable Energy announced that its 5.3 MW Cypress prototype had not only been successfully installed in late 2018 but that it had begun generating first power in February 2019.
“We have invented a new and effective solution for a blade in two parts, which is borne of the full expertise of LM Wind Power engineers combined with design input from GE Renewable Energy and GE Research.