GE Vernova invests $50 million to establish manufacturing assembly line for its onshore wind business

May 26, 2023
The project will generate 200 new jobs, and the plant will be used to assemble three key components for GE Vernova’s 6.1 MW turbine.

GE Vernova has announced plans to expand production at its Schenectady, New York, facility. The company’s $50 million investment will enable it to creation of a new manufacturing assembly line for its onshore wind business. The project will generate 200 new jobs, and the plant will be used to assemble three key components for GE Vernova’s 6.1 MW turbine. The new line is expected to be operational this year.

In a recent quote, Scott Strazik, CEO of GE Vernova, said, “We applaud the administration for the recent domestic content guidance, which gives us the certainty to move forward on this exciting project and look forward to supporting additional guidance. We’re proud to expand our American manufacturing footprint and workforce to continue building and innovating energy technology that is cleaner, by bringing wind turbine component assembly—and an estimated 200 new jobs—to New York. This state, and the Capital Region, are an important part of GE’s history and this investment will strengthen Schenectady’s role in driving the energy transition in the future.”

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