AWEA Statement on Vineyard Wind Selecting GE Renewable Energy Turbines
Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released the following statement on Vineyard Wind’s selection of GE’s Haliade-X 13MW wind turbines to power the Vineyard Wind 1 Farm.
“The announcement from Vineyard Wind and GE Renewable Energy is an exciting step forward for American offshore wind energy, putting the domestic clean power industry on the cutting edge of global wind power development. Wind power technology and innovation continues to rapidly progress, allowing the U.S. to generate more clean, reliable electricity at a lower cost. This collaboration takes the country closer to realizing a once in a generation opportunity that will advance the clean power industry and jumpstart job creation and economic investment along the East Coast.” – AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan