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GEC Turbine Generators

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A subsidiary of GEC.

1969 GEC Power Engineering was formed which included[1] English Electric-AEI Turbines

The main manufacturing centres were at Rugby (HQ), Trafford Park, and Stafford (Generators).

1982 GEC Turbine Generators took a Queen's Award for Export Achievement for its steam turbines and associated generators for fossil-fired and nuclear power stations.[2]

This part of GEC was merged with Alsthom, and operated as GEC-Alsthom until renamed ALSTOM, as control moved to France. This part of ALSTOM is now owned by GE (USA).

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 10 January 1969
  2. The Engineer 1982/04/22