GE announces first Cypress turbine order

There is a "considerable wave" of orders coming for the new 5MW platform, not just in Germany, but in a range of European markets, the US manufacturer states.
Photo: GE
Photo: GE

The US cypress has officially bloomed. With an order for three turbines for Bavarian wind farm Elfershausen, GE thus announces its first order for its Cypress platform. The turbines, which yield a 4.8 MW effect and have a rotor diameter of 158 meters, also mark the commercial debut of LM Wind Power's 73.5-meter, double-bladed rotors. The units are set to enter operation by the end of the year.

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