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
April 26, 2022
GE Power Conversion to supply the Electrical Module for an FPSO vessel destined for one of the world’s largest deep-water energy projects
GE’s Electrical Module will be used on Petrobras' P-79 FPSO for the Búzios energy project off the coast of Brazil The agreement between GE Power Conversion and Italian oilfield contractor Saipem reinforces GE’s world-class technological and engineering capability The contract award is based in part on the success of six similar modules from GE Power Conversion installed on other Petrobras FPSOs operating in the pre-salt area.
January 17, 2022
Royal Canadian Navy’s Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS), Powered by GE
Challenge The Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard had a requirement for a new family of arctic-capable patrol vessels. Vessels like this typically have a variety of mission and duty cycles and need a power system that can cover a range of operating scenarios, meet the demands of harsh Arctic conditions, and provide energy-efficiency to allow the ships to stay on mission and respect the environment.
January 17, 2022
Integrated electrical propulsion system for US Navy DDG 1000 destroyers
GE's Power Conversion business supplies high power electrical propulsion system for the latest generation of naval destroyers. Challenge Futuristic generation of destroyers The DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer is the U.S. Navy's most advanced multi-mission destroyer, and the U.S. Navy’s first full electric propulsion ship.
January 17, 2022
Heerema Marine Contractors’ semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) Sleipnir, the world’s largest crane vessel powered by GE
At 220 meters long and 102 meters wide, Sleipnir entered service as the world’s largest crane vessel, with two 10,000-tonne revolving cranes. GE was chosen to provide a high-performance electrical power and propulsion system powerful enough to meet the operational energy needs of such a ‘sea giant’. Challenge Sleipnir’s career would be faced with critical operational roles, safely lifting and moving some of the largest assets at sea out in challenging deepwater conditions, from wind farm installation to rig decommissioning.
January 17, 2022
MSC Seaside Platform Electric Power & Propulsion
Latest two new mega cruise ships join the MSC Cruises fleet, 14 of which use electrical propulsion from GE Power Conversion. As the long-term demand for cruise holidays indicates it will keep increasing, despite recent challenges, fleets continue to grow, incorporating the latest designs. GE Power Conversion’s marine electric propulsion is an attractive solution for the cruise sector, meeting the requirements for energy-efficient and comfortable ship propulsion alongside electric power to energize the passenger cruise experience.
January 14, 2022
Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers : providing the Ship’s Electric Grid for the world’s largest electric propulsion ships
With a GE Ship’s Electric Grid at 11 kV and >130 MVA, this is highly-efficient, flexible power and propulsion at scale. Challenge
October 25, 2021
Electrical high-speed direct drive solution for offshore production platform
Challenge Martin Linge is an oil and gas field located in a water depth of 100 to 120 m in the northern part of the North Sea, about 150 km off the coast of Norway. It was discovered in 1978 and is estimated to contain around 190 million barrels of oil and about 26 billion standard cubic meters of gas. A limited carbon footprint was one of the main constraints requested by the Norwegian authorities for a platform to be allowed to operate there.
October 20, 2021
Zero-emission ICL compressor helping Storengy achieve its performance and decarbonization goals
In Europe, industrial companies are obliged by environmental regulation to avoid or reduce their polluting emissions. Baker Hughes is committed to helping the oil and gas sector lower the carbon intensity of its value chain by electrifying operations, improving energy efficiency, and adopting low- or no-emission fuels. Our ICL integrated motor compressor and this project are excellent examples of that strategy in motion.
October 19, 2021
Maran Gas Maritime’s New LNG Carrier: GE Supports Operational Decarbonization with PTO Shaft Generator
In 2021, GE Power Conversion was awarded a new contract by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to supply the SeaGreen™ Power Take Off (PTO) system. Incorporating GE’s latest medium voltage Advanced Permanent Magnet Machine (APMM), the hybrid-electric system will be put to work on Maran Gas Maritime’s new LNG carrier.