Posts Tagged ‘ GE ’

General Electric Opens Fuel Cell Pilot Plant in New York

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By

GE has developed a solid-oxide fuel cell that converts about 65 percent of the energy in natural gas to electricity through a chemical reaction, the Fairfield, Connecticut-based company said today on its website. GE’s 17-member fuel-cell team is planning a pilot factory in Saratoga Springs, New York, and expects to begin commercial production in 2017,

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GE Brilliant Wind Turbines + PowerUp = Big Clean Energy Win

Oct 23rd, 2013 | By

Wind power is already extremely cheap — the cheapest option for new electricity in many if not most regions of the world. It is also extremely effective at reducing CO2 emissions and other pollution. But it’s still something like a “teenager” or “young adult” in its development. There’s room for improvement. In the following interview

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GE sues utility as dredging restarts on Hudson

Apr 29th, 2013 | By

General Electric Co. has filed a lawsuit against National Grid seeking money from the utility for a share of costs for the $1 billion-plus Superfund cleanup of contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. For more on this story, visit: GE sues utility as dredging restarts on Hudson – News – Boston.com.



GE and Urban Green Energy Build World’s First Wind-Powered EV Charger

Aug 18th, 2012 | By

GE has linked its fast DuraStation EV chargers, deployed in London during the Olympics to power a fleet of zero-emission cars, to a vertical wind turbine developed by New York’s Urban Green Energy. The result is the world’s first wind-powered EV charger. The system, called Sanya Skypump, can power up a Chevy Volt in four hours.



Energy: Getting Smart About Grid Modernization | Connecticut Law Tribune

Nov 6th, 2011 | By

Although smart grid programs have been rolled out in some parts on the country, here in Connecticut the average customer may still be wondering what smart grid is.



GE’s Immelt worries U.S. not leading on renewables

Nov 4th, 2011 | By

General Electric Co’s Jeff Immelt worries the United States may lose ground to China in the renewable energy sector because it is not prepared to invest in solar, wind and other technologies on the same scale. But the chief executive of the largest U.S. conglomerate said his company remains undaunted and will continue to work

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GE, Greenko Plan $115 Million Investment in India Wind Farms

Oct 10th, 2011 | By

GE Energy Financial Services will invest $50 million and Greenko $65 million to create 500 megawatts of wind projects, enough to power 875,000 Indian homes, according to a statement on GE’s website.



GE Sees Energy Sales Doubling to $100 Billion Amid ‘Inflection’

Sep 23rd, 2011 | By

Fairfield-based General Electric Co. said it won contracts from Brazil, Egypt, Australia and other countries valued at as much as $3 billion and it is targeting annual sales of $100 billion from its energy unit, whose equipment provides more than a quarter of the world’s power, within the next decade.



GE unveils new technology, seeks new policies

Jul 3rd, 2011 | By

General Electric, a leading producer of gas-turbines and wind power, wants Congress and the Obama administration to pass a clear energy policy that sets green standards while recognizing natural gas’ importance as a backbone to alternative energy plants, a GE executive said Thursday.



Nature Conservancy Receives $25,000 Grant from GE

Jun 9th, 2011 | By

The Nature Conservancy has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the General Electric Foundation, in keeping with GE’s Ecomagination initiative. The funding will be used to protect and restore habitat in the Berkshire Taconic Landscape. The Berkshire Taconic Landscape encompasses the three-state region of eastern New York, northwestern Connecticut and southwestern Massachusetts, near GE’s birthplace in Schenectady, and near its corporate headquarters in Fairfield, CT, and a region that is home to many GE businesses, employees and retirees. Click on this environmental headline for more on this story.



GE Buying ESolar Stake to Offer Gas-Solar Hybrid Power Plants

Jun 7th, 2011 | By

General Electric, the largest supplier of wind turbines in the U.S., plans to purchase a minority stake in closely held eSolar in a bid to develop power plants that can use both solar thermal energy and natural gas.



Plainville latest to install solar carport for charging electric cars

Jun 7th, 2011 | By

Theoretically the V-shaped shelter with 40 parking space, six electric vehicle charging stations (made by GE, of course), with 425 solar panels on top, can produce enough energy to power 20 homes or enough to charge 13 vehicles over the course of a day.



GE Plans to Announce Projects in China Yielding $2.1 Billion in Revenue

Jan 18th, 2011 | By

GE plans to announce Chinese rail, aviation and energy projects yielding at least $2.1 billion in sales during President Hu Jintao’s visit to the U.S. this week.



GE Cleanup of New York’s Hudson River Must Release Fewer Toxins: EPA

Dec 17th, 2010 | By

Rules released today for the second phase of the cleanup require GE to be more efficient in the way it dredges the river bottom.



Sustainability Saves, Makes Money

Dec 12th, 2010 | By

Businesses’ efforts to increase environmental sustainability in their operations shouldn’t be based on regulatory compliance and the threat of fines.



GE Wins Orders for Wind Turbines in Brazil Auction and Gas Plants in Iraq

Dec 9th, 2010 | By

General Electric Co., the world’s biggest provider of power-generation equipment, won orders for more than 400 megawatts of wind turbines in an auction in Brazil and three gas generators to expand a plant in Iraq. The buyers of GE’s 1.5-megawatt and 1.6-megawatt wind turbines in Brazil’s second alternative energy auction include Renova Energia SA, Dobreve

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