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Climate Change

Toshiba and GE in talks to produce offshore wind power equipment

Japan conglomerate taps US giant to compete against European and Chinese rivals

The Japanese and U.S. companies expect to help each other expand their market share in fast-growing Asian markets. (Nikkei montage/AP/Kyodo)

TOKYO -- Toshiba and General Electric are in talks to coproduce core equipment for offshore wind power systems, Nikkei has learned.

The companies are focusing their talks on a piece of equipment known as the nacelle, sources say. A nacelle houses a wind turbine's components, including the generator, gearbox, drive train and brake assembly.

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