Business News Archive - June 04, 2008

US-based wind turbine manufacturer GE Energy has announced that the installed fleet of its 1.5MW wind turbines has surpassed 115 million operating hours in commercial service worldwide.

GE Energy continues to support industrial growth in Italy through seven contracts for 12 aeroderivative units totaling nearly US$250 million and including the first ever LMS100 gas turbine generator packages in Europe.

By GEORGE HOHMANN A delegation from the Chinese coal-producing province of Shanxi has visited Charleston for the third straight year to seek West Virginias participation at a coal conference, and the pitch is paying off.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").