Wind Energy – Manufacturing Facilities
GE recently announced it has submitted a plan to construct two new manufacturing facilities in New York.
Construction will happen if it wins a sufficient volume of orders from customers in the State’s ongoing solicitation for up to 4.6 GW of offshore wind.
To support localized content and New York’s vision to become the nation’s offshore wind manufacturing hub, GE proposed building the factories with Carver Companies at their Port of Coeymans site.
These cutting-edge factories are designed to advance New York as the foundation of a clean energy economy while supporting the local community through durable jobs and positive economic impact:
Should GE receive sufficient order volume, LM Wind Power, a GE subsidiary, is ready to build a state-of-the-art facility to manufacture offshore wind turbine blades—creating approximately 650 direct jobs, with approximately 35% of those jobs coming from disadvantaged communities.
GE Vernova, GE’s portfolio of energy businesses, proposed building a state-of-the-art facility to build nacelles, which house the generating components of a wind turbine. This facility would create approximately 220 direct jobs, with approximately 35% of those jobs coming from disadvantaged communities. Additionally, almost 500 indirect jobs and approximately 500 construction jobs would be created along with millions of dollars of related economic benefit.
The two facilities would produce components for the next generation of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine.