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GE Renewable Energy

Client

General Electric Company (GE) is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York State and headquartered in Boston. The company operated primarily consisted of the first four segments: aviation, healthcare, power, and renewable energy. In 2020, GE ranked among the Fortune 500 as the 33rd largest firm in the United States by gross revenue.

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GE Renewable Energy was created in 2015, combining the wind power assets GE purchased from Alstom with those previously owned by GE and operated under the Power & Water division. The headquarters of GE Renewable Energy are in Paris, France.

With 462 MW of proven installed offshore wind power, GE Renewable Energy is a major player in the industry. It operates more than 50 000 wind turbines worldwide.

Site specifications

Montoir de Bretagne (France) site is specialized in assembling offshore wind turbine nacelle and generators. The assembled nacelles are stored outdoor.

These wind turbines are fitted with 150m diameter rotor and 100m hub height. They generate 6MW each(equivalent to 5,000 homes power requirement).

With up to 24 giant nacelles, measuring up to 20m long, stored outdoor, the site is spreading over more than one hectare.

 

Indelec solution

The expertise of several INDELEC Group department was required to conduct the preliminary surveys (Risk Assessment and Technical Survey) and the installation on site by specialized technicians.

The Prevectron3 advanced Early Streamer Emission Lightning Rods are fitted on top of Lighting Poles. The copper down conductor is directly fixed onto the metallic pole, in accordance to §5.3.2 NF C 17 102 : 2011 standard requirement.

Surge protection devices on the Lighting Poles power supply incoming cables as well as grounding reels for mobiles cranes have been installed, in addition to Direct Protection System.

General Electrics - lightning protection system for outdoor storage of off-shore wind turbine components Indelec