December 22, 2021
U.S. Navy Awards Contract to GE Power Conversion for Military Sealift Command Vessel Maintenance, Potentially Worth $125MM
The U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) awards GE Power Conversion an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to maintain the power and propulsion systems aboard its vessels The contract’s potential worth is $125 million over five years Such a long-term contract—the third contract since 2012—indicates customer confidence in GE’s responsiveness and capabilities
November 2, 2021
GE to Provide Propulsion Systems for the new French Navy Logistic Support Ships
The first MV7000 drives for the LSS FLOTLOG program has successfully passed their Factory Acceptance Tests at GE Power Conversion Nancy Factory, reaching a first milestone for the new fleet of logistic support ships (LSS) of the French Navy.
October 19, 2021
GE signs contract with Samsung Heavy Industries to supply SeaGreen™ PTO system for Maran Gas’ new LNG Carrier
GE Power Conversion to supply SeaGreen™ Power Take Off (PTO) system, incorporating GE’s medium voltage, compact Advanced Permanent Magnet Machine (APMM). GE’s APMM technology will be installed on Maran Gas’ latest Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) carrier being built by Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. Power Conversion’s innovative SeaGreen™ PTO hybrid-electric ship technology increases reliability and efficiency, whilst reducing operating costs, fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions.
September 15, 2021
GE welcomes double success with projects for the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition
GE and its partners secure two innovation project awards aimed at helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime sector through cleaner fuels and energy efficiency measures. GE Power Conversion will use its capabilities in maritime electrification, energy management and digital technologies. One project focuses on fuel cell system integration into a large ship’s power architecture with partners Ceres Power Ltd, Lloyd’s Register and MSC Cruise Management (UK) Ltd. The second project involves development of a cloud-based, integrated digital solut
August 30, 2021
GE Power Conversion contributes to the development of the first Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) facility in Turkey
GE Power Conversion has been selected to provide the electrical system that will run the process air compressor at SASA Polyester Sanayi A.Ş. new petrochemical plant.
August 25, 2021
Two New AOPS Milestones for the RCN – Powered by GE
As the lead ship in Canada’s program to acquire eight Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) for the Canadian Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy, HMCS Harry DeWolf, was commissioned into the RCN on June 26th, 2021.
July 15, 2021
GE to supply high performance and ultra-precise power supply systems for one of the largest scientific research projects in the world today
GE Power Conversion have been 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.
May 25, 2021
GE supports the modernization of one of thyssenkrupp Steel's most efficient hot rolling mills
GE Power Conversion was selected by thyssenkrupp Steel to modernize the drive and automation system of the down coiler 3 and side guides in the Bochum hot rolling mill - with a project volume of over 1.5 million euros. The plant is one of thyssenkrupp Steel's most efficient hot rolling mills in terms of rolling force and drive power.
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.
June 24, 2021
Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) System for a Wind Farm
About the project In 2018, GE Power Conversion was awarded a contract by Elecnor Spain to supply the Static Synchronous Compensator (STATCOM) solution for the Electrical Balance of Plant (EBoP) of a wind farm developed in Jordan by Mass Energy Group Holding, a subsidiary of Mass Global. This 100 MW wind facility, located in Al-Tafila Governorate, about 130 km south of the capital Amman, entered successfully into operation at the beginning of 2020.