Tag: wind turbine

GE Energy Acquires Wind Tower Systems

On Friday, GE Energy announced the acquisition of new tower construction and erection technology from Utah based Wind Tower Systems, LLC. Wind Tower Systems has developed a space frame tower design to accommodate tower heights of over 100 meters that can be installed without the use of heavy lift cranes during construction. “We see great … Continue Reading

Mitsubishi Wind Turbine Antitrust Claims Put on Ice

A federal judge has stayed Mitsubishi’s antitrust monopolization claims against General Electric in an Order issued this week.  Opening a new front in the battle with General Electric over wind turbine technology, Mitsubishi tried to raise the stakes last May, claiming that General Electric’s patent infringement actions (proceeding in three other venues) were baseless, calculated … Continue Reading

Competition over Wind Turbine Technology Heats Up

The wind energy businesses at General Electric and Mitsubishi have come to blows over their competing wind turbine technology.  At the center of the dispute are the companies’ patent portfolios.  The New York Times reports that Mitsubishi opened up the battle on two new fronts on May 20, with an antitrust complaint filed in a … Continue Reading
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