GE Vernova Invests $22M in Gas Power Generator Manufacturing at Schenectady Facility

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This funding follows last year’s $11 million investment in the New York facility to support new capacity, facility maintenance, and equipment and tool management.

GE Vernova plans to invest $22 million in its manufacturing facility in Schenectady, NY. The investment focuses on manufacturing new advanced generators to meet the growing demand and is expected to create more than 150 jobs at the site.

“This investment will help us deliver for our global customers and allow us to expand our skilled workforce in the Capital District,” said Scott Strazik, CEO of GE Vernova. “We are committed to growing our facility in Schenectady and this is another strong step in that direction. This region is the foundation on which GE Vernova is built—we have talent here and we plan to continue to cultivate and invest in them.”

The funding enables the production of GE Vernova’s H65 and H84 generators, including its stator bars and stator core systems, which require advanced manufacturing processes. These generators are typically coupled to the company’s HA-class gas turbines.


In late 2023, GE Vernova’s Gas Power business invested over $5 million in new technology and improved service capabilities at the Fierro Service Center in Andoain, Spain, supporting the requirement for service maintenance at an aging gas power plant. The financial commitment is focused on expanding the Fierro Service Center to repair GE Vernova’s F-Class generators installed globally.

The Fierro Service Center investment is expected to improve the shop flow and add approximately 30 jobs, new equipment, and lean processes to service electrical equipment such as motors, generators, and transformers. The site will also expand generator stator winding manufacturing capabilities to achieve the target of delivering double the current annual capacity of stator bars. The investment is also expected to add a second line for generator stator bar manufacturing and includes new equipment to cover the process from raw copper to finished product.

New equipment includes stator bar forming equipment with powered tools and ergonomic aspects, an insulation taping 3D robot, and a hot press to digitize and control the heat treatment process. GE Vernova developed the stator line layout and material handling process using lean methodologies.

In July 2024, GE Vernova rolled out the first H-class gas turbine assembled at the GE Saudi Advanced Turbines (GESAT) facility in Saudi Arabia. GE Vernova also entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Export-Import Bank (EXIM)—the deal allows GE Vernova to export its goods and services from Saudi Arabia.

GESAT, located in Dammam, is a gas turbine and component manufacturing facility and a joint venture between GE Vernova and Dussur. The new H-class unit will power the Jafurah Cogeneration ISPP and, by 2030, the Jafurah gas field is expected to produce up to 630,000 barrels of natural gas liquids and condensates and over 420 million standard cubic feet of ethane per day.

According to the MoU, GE Vernova’s export of goods and services will be supported through lending and insurance from the Saudi EXIM Bank. GESAT, both in design and capability, can deliver technology for export and the MoU furthers this export project potential.