Gallery: GE Unveils the World’s Most Efficient Wind Turbine: The ‘Brill...


General Electric (GE) has stepped up its investment in clean energy over the past few years, and the company just announced the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine – the “brilliant” 2.5-120. The 2.5-120 is the first wind turbine able to provide world-class efficiency and power output at low wind speed sites, and it features a 25% increase in efficiency and a 15% increase in power output compared to GE’s current models. In case you’re wondering what an 120-meter turbine will look like, its rotor will be the size of the London Eye!

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  1. Tommy Tomkins April 9, 2013 at 9:15 am

    Its difficult to visualize improvements without data displayed comparing previous costs with the newer model.

  2. Vincent Merckx February 4, 2013 at 10:13 am

    It is a shame that you did not share any specific numbers, as the output around certain wind-speeds or the precise efficiency-ratio the prototype offers. This just seems like a generic article of “Hey, look, green is strong” without saying anything specific…

  3. vandamme February 2, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    Efficiency means nothing when your fuel is free.

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