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Exclusive: GE's push to fix power turbine problem goes global

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By Alwyn ScottNEW YORK (Reuters) - Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co's newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts.The shutdowns, which follow a recent GE turbine blade failure in Texas, come as GE grapples with financial losses and a drop in orders for the massive generators that can supply electricity to hundreds of thousands of homes.GE is setting aside $480 million to repair its 9HA, 7HA and 9FB model turbines as it restructures its power business. ...

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 09:57 IST
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