October 18, 2022
GE to Showcase at Euronaval
GE Power Conversion and GE Marine will showcase their power and propulsion solutions at this year’s Euronaval 2022 industry exhibition in Paris, October 18-21, 2022, Booth F91. GE Power Conversion will showcase electrification technologies that are helping the world’s leading navies to energize their missions with very high levels of power-sharing flexibility. Solutions range from full naval-specification, high voltage electric grids for power and propulsion, to cost-effective hybrid electrification options.
September 5, 2022
GE Power Conversion Partners with Tersan Shipyard for Delivery of Next Generation Construction Service Operation Vessels for Acta Marine
GE Power Conversion will supply power and propulsion, dynamic positioning, and vessel control systems for two new wind farm service vessels
August 5, 2022
GE Power Conversion Partners with Sulzer EMS to Deliver 20% Higher Power Capacity with Synchronous Motor
GE Power Conversion, in partnership with Sulzer Electro Mechanical Services (EMS), announced the supply of a custom built synchronous motor for end-user Phoenix Cement Company, which operates under the Salt River Materials Group (SRMG). The motor, a 1,500 hp, 30-pole synchronous motor with collector rings, provides 20% greater power capacity than its predecessor – without causing unnecessary downtime for installation.
July 7, 2022
GE Power Conversion unveils cyber-secured MV7000 drive remote monitoring for L&T-MHI Power Turbine Generators at Hazira, Surat, India
GE’s MV7000 drive provides sensor functionality for asset health remote monitoring, at India’s L&T-MHI Power Turbine Generators Private Limited high speed dynamic balancing tunnel. The upgrade includes GE’s scalable RXi-142 controller, a flexible and cyber-secure solution to meet customer requirements. Digital asset performance management enables improved reliability during long cycle dynamic balancing process.
June 7, 2022
GE Power Conversion welcomes project award for Australia’s Gold Coast Light Rail project
GE awarded contract for Australia’s Gold Coast Light Rail project, - the 6.7km third stage of the world-class public transport system.
May 31, 2022
GE Power Conversion to provide SNCF Réseau with boosters for future extended RER E line
At the end of February, GE Power Conversion signed a major contract with SNCF Réseau as part of the Eole project, extending the express regional train network’s E line (RER E) to the West. The contract includes the turnkey supply of 4 STATCOM systems/High Voltage Boosters (HVB) as well as the maintenance of the equipment in operational conditions for a period of 10 years, in order to contribute to the sustainability of the overall performance of the operation. The project’s main stakes:
May 24, 2022
GE Power Conversion and partners achieve milestones in cleaner maritime technologies for ships and ports
GE and its partners mark the success of two innovation projects helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector through cleaner fuels and energy efficiency measures. A new, collaborative design for up to 10MW solid oxide fuel cell systems to provide electric power for large ships has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions by 47%. A digital solution aimed at energy management to help reduce emissions at ports has been tested using an emulated digital twin platform
April 28, 2022
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) signs a Memorandum of Understanding with GE Power Conversion for the development of Integrated Electric Propulsion Systems for the Indian Navy
Today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and GE Power Conversion provides a boost to the indigenous capability in the field of advanced technology for Integrated Full Electric Propulsion System
September 21, 2022
Decarbonizing the LNG industry: Full electric solution for LNG liquefaction trains
Freeport LNG, world largest all-electric liquefaction plant – Quintana Island, Texas, US Freeport LNG, founded in 2002 and headquartered in Houston, is the world’s seventh largest LNG export company and the second largest in the United States. The company is focused on providing its customers with low carbon intensity LNG.
June 29, 2022
Modular Multilevel Converter based STATCOM for Electrical Arc Furnace application
Steel plant - Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia Metalfer Steel Mill (MSM) is a Serbian steel plant, located in the Northwest of the country, close to the Croatian border. It is owning and operating an EAF-based steel mill manufacturing construction steel products from recycled scrap metal. They are the only rebar producer in Serbia and the leading supplier on the local market, also exporting to the neighboring countries. MSM is part of Metalfer doo, an industrial group of companies involved in mining, metallurgy, energy, and trading, established in Serbia in 2002.
March 25, 2022
Power supply systems for one of the largest scientific research projects in the world
Selected by GSI for the design, development, engineering, manufacture, installation, and commissioning of power converters for the main dipole and quadrupole magnets of the ring accelerator SIS100 at the new Facility for Antiproton Ion Research (FAIR), an accelerator facility in Darmstadt, Germany, GE Power Conversion Germany is supporting one of the largest scientific research projects in the world.
January 18, 2022
Type 45 Destroyer - Daring Class World's First Full Electric Propulsion Combatant Ship
The Type 45 Destroyer, Daring (or 'D') Class, is the UK Royal Navy's state-of-the-art air defense destroyer. The class not only provides a step change in military capability, but also truly represents a landmark in power and propulsion with GE’s integrated, full electric power and propulsion. Challenge Enabling the backbone of naval air defense The Type 45 Anti-Air Warfare Destroyers will provide the back bone of the Royal Navy's air defenses for the first half of the 21st century, replacing the ageing Type 42.
January 18, 2022
UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s Tide Class Tankers
GE Delivered Its Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System to the U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s Fleet of Four Tide Class Military Afloat Reachand Sustainability Tankers GE’s system allows the fleet to achieve increased efficiency and operational flexibility. The project reinforces the trend that more navies are turning to the flexibility of electric and hybrid-electric vessels. Now in service, Tide Class’ role has been perfectly demonstrated as part of the recent Carrier Strike Group exercises.
January 18, 2022
U.S. Navy’s Makin Island LHD-8 Landing Helicopter Dock
This Wasp-class ship is crewed by more than 1,000 sailors and can embark more than 1,600 Marines. Makin Island’s mission is to transport and land ashore troops, materiel and supplies to support and sustain amphibious assault operations, including a substantial flight deck for fixed and rotor wing craft, so it has a broad range of power and propulsion demands.
January 18, 2022
Icebreaker for the Chilean Navy’s Antarctic Expeditions
GE Power Conversion was chosen by ASMAR Shipyards to provide the complete scope of a marine integrated electric power and propulsion system for the Chilean Navy’s Antarctic ice breaking Polar Class vessel. It replaced the retired icebreaker to continue the navy’s Antarctic expedition for search and rescue missions, scientific research, logistic support and resupplying bases in the Chilean Antarctic Territory.
January 17, 2022
Global Combat Ship Ultra-Quiet Hybrid Electric ASW Frigate
GE technology delivers an extremely low noise signature, with high shock performance and action damage tolerance. The Type 26 Frigate Global Combat Ship combines proven commercial technology with advanced military features to deliver state-of-the-art performance with the reliability of a mature solution. Challenge Customer need The UK Royal Navy has commissioned a new anti-submarine warfare (ASW) City Class frigate-a multi-role vessel for global combat and peace-keeping operations with a flexible ‘mission space’.
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