GE’s LM Wind Power produces 50,000th wind turbine blade in India

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has completed the production of its 50,000th wind turbine blade in India. The blade was built at LM Wind Power’s manufacturing site in Vadodara, Gujarat. LM Wind Power’s operations in India began in 1994 with the production of the 13.4-meter blades in Hoskote, near Bangalore. Today, the length of the blades produced in India exceeds 80 meters. Currently, about 70 per cent of blades manufactured in LM Wind Power’s factories in India are exported, supporting the Government of India’s vision of ‘Make in India, Make for World’. LM Wind Power also operates a factory in Dabaspet, Bangalore; and another in Vadodara, Gujarat – recognised as one of the largest production sites in the world.