Three of GE’s new turbines with short-term energy storage will be installed at a wind farm in Texas, where wind’s grid penetration is high.
The Illinois wind farm that features 140 GE turbines is going to get a new neighbor – a 23-megawatt solar power system using GE’s thin-film panels.
A large scale wind farm under development in Michigan is running behind schedule, but plans are still afoot for the 212 MW plant to be finished.
Invenergy, which had planned a large wind farm in Wisconsin, pulls out of the project after state politics muddles the clean energy development waters.
Michigan, a lagging wind producer, will see a big boost in 2011 with the construction of a 200-megawatt power plant in Gratiot County.