GE Renewable Energy has been selected by German company wpd to supply 16 onshore wind turbines to three wind farms to be built in Landkreis Uelzen in Niedersachsen, 100km south-east of Hamburg. With a total installed capacity of 88 MW, the three projects will operate GE’s 5.5 MW turbines with a rotor diameter of 158m. The agreement also includes a 15-year full-service contract with an extension option of another 5 years.The three wind farms are located within a radius of 20 km. Two projects, Bankewitz and Müssingen, are expected to be commissioned and operational by the end of 2023 while the third one called Flinten is scheduled in the first quarter of 2024. Together, the 3 wind farms will produce enough power to supply electricity to the equivalent of about 90,000 households per year.wpd is one of the world's leading developers and operators of wind and solar farms. Founded in 1996, the company develops, finances, constructs and operates wind farms and solar parks in 28 countries. The IRPP business includes projects in its own portfolio with a total capacity of almost 2,300 MW.