International wind turbine giant GE pipped rival Goldwind to the post to claim top spot in the global OEM league table for 2020, dethroning lost-standing market leader Vestas as nearly 100GW of new projects were switched-on, according to latest figures from BloombergNEF (BNEF).

The research group said the US company set 13.53GW of turbines turning, while the Chinese outfit added 13.06GW, in a year when installations of wind plant grew by a record 59% year-on-year “undeterred” by the coronavirus pandemic, with worldwide fleet additions of 96.6GW,