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GE Vernova, supporting partner at the 2023 World Hydropower Congress, brings together IHA member GE’s portfolio of energy businesses including power, wind, electrification and digital businesses. Addressing the climate crisis is an urgent global priority for GE Vernova. As a result, they are leading a new era of energy, electrifying the world while simultaneously working to decarbonise it, building on over 130 years of experience.
On partnering with the 2023 World Hydropower Congress, Pascal Radue, Hydro Power President & CEO, GE Vernova, says: “Simplifying permitting processes, ensuring bankability and reducing the construction lead time - these are the challenges we have to address as a hydropower industry.
Building on our strong and long-standing partnership with IHA, the next World Hydropower Congress is the right forum to engage with utilities, investors, civil work companies, OEMs and political stakeholders to advance the urgent need for the expansion of hydropower capacities. We are committed to find solutions together to help hydropower grow even more and accelerate the energy transition in a sustainable and reliable way”.
With a team of around 4,000 employees in over 30 countries, GE Vernova’s hydropower turbines and generators comprise more than 25% of the world's hydropower capacity and more than 30% of hydropower storage plants are equipped with GE’s technology. GE Vernova’s hydropower business provides hydropower solutions to deliver more renewable energy to the world. From services solutions to pumped storage, their portfolio includes a broad range of hydro solutions and services.
GE Vernova is driving the path to more reliable, affordable, and sustainable energy, while helping customers power economies and provide electricity that is vital to health, safety, security and improved quality of life.