Posts Tagged ‘ General Electric ’

GE Plans to Invest $1 Billion Annual on Solar, Wind Farms

Apr 24th, 2014 | By
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General Electric Co.’s Energy Financial Services unit plans to invest more than $1 billion a year on renewable-power projects.



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.



UConn, GE jointly working to revitalize manufacturing

Oct 10th, 2012 | By

General Electric Co. is providing $7.5 million to the University of Connecticut for scholarships, an endowed professorship and research and development the company hopes will eventually be incorporated into products worldwide. Bob Gilligan, chief executive officer of GE’s Industrial Solutions business, said during a ceremony at Industrial Solution’s Plainville facility the investment was an important

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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.



GE to Provide 10 Turbines for Wind Project in Sweden

Jul 7th, 2012 | By

General Electric Co. (GE) will supply 10 of its 2.75-megawatt turbines for a wind farm Triventus AB is developing on Sweden’s west coast.



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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Fairfield, CT-based GE Invests in 20-Megawatt Solar Greenhouse Project in Italy

Oct 20th, 2011 | By

Upon reading this story, doesn’t one have to wonder where the heck the U.S. is in all this? Something just makes me feel we’re a little behind the times. Anyone else have any thoughts? General Electric Co., the world’s biggest maker of power-generating equipment, invested $58 million to build a greenhouse on the Italian island

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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.



G.E. to supply 188 turbines for E.ON wind farms in Illinois

Sep 7th, 2011 | By

General Electric will supply 300.8 megawatts of wind turbines for two wind farms currently being built in Illinois by a subsidiary of Germany’s E.ON AG.



GE Achieves Rare LEED-Platinum Rating for New Data Center

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By

General Electric lifted the curtain this morning on a $48-million project to make the data center serving its global appliances and lighting business leaner, greener and more capable of growth.



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.



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.



Energy co-chairs try to revive tiered electric generation tax

Apr 27th, 2011 | By

The co-chairs of the legislature’s Energy Committee Wednesday introduced a scaled-back version of their plan to tax electricity producers on the basis of how the power is generated, but their new proposal drew little enthusiasm from legislative leaders and the Malloy Administration, The Connecticut Mirror reports.



GE to build nation’s largest solar power plant

Apr 10th, 2011 | By

Fairfield, Connecticut-based General Electric has announced that it will spend $600 million to build the nation’s biggest solar panel factory.



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.



Corporations get out ahead of federal mandates in keeping track of their emissions – Connecticut Post

Jan 6th, 2011 | By

An increasing number of companies are reducing emissions. Six Connecticut corporations, including Xerox, UTC, and The Hartford Financial Services group participated in the EPA’s voluntary Climate Leaders program.



GE, DuPont, Zurich Chase $135 Billion Climate Markets

Nov 29th, 2010 | By

Connecticut-based wind-turbine manufacturer General Electric Co., Seed maker DuPont Co. and insurer Zurich Financial Services AG are devising products to help the world adapt to climate change, a potential $135 billion-a-year market by 2030.



GE to Buy 25,000 Electric Vehicles

Nov 11th, 2010 | By

Fairfield, Connecticut-based General Electric Co. will buy 25,000 electric vehicles, almost half of them from General Motors Co., by 2015 in the biggest such order ever.