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Building GE's Ecomagination 'ecosystem' (Q & A)

Mark Vachon, the recently tapped head of GE's green-tech push, plans to expand internationally and form partnerships to get cleaner products to the "tipping point."

By May 6, 2011


GE's next Ecomagination challenge: Home energy

At CES, General Electric sponsors an entrepreneurial challenge to gather and fund the best ideas focused on home energy management and on-site power production.

By January 7, 2011


GE to invest $10 billion in Ecomagination initiative

Company is increasing its investment in its green-tech R&D program Ecomagination but is toning down growth estimates.

By June 24, 2010


GE sponsors 'Ecomagination' contest for college students

Company partners with MTVU to encourage students to come up with innovative ways to make their campuses more environmentally friendly.

By August 28, 2006


GE to lower water use, raise Ecomagination target

Conglomerate commits to reducing its water usage by 20 percent by 2012, while increasing its investments in clean tech.

By May 28, 2008


GE boosts bets on battery technology

Part of its $17 billion Ecomagination initiative, GE is increasing research in batteries for transportation and energy storage on the electricity grid.

By October 29, 2008


GE to plow $1 billion into clean tech research

"We have our own clean tech fund here," says GE's vice president of Ecomagination program.

By October 23, 2007


GE unveils power plant in Paris

Natural gas plant with solar and wind integration can maximize efficiency while adhering to EU emissions standards, company claims.

By May 25, 2011


GE invests in 'boats to blades' wind manufacturer

General Electric's renewable energy financing business backs wind turbine blade maker TPI Composites which raises $20 million in a series B round.

By January 22, 2009


GE challenge seeds consumer clean-tech start-ups

In its green business plan contest, General Electric and venture capitalists put $68 million in home energy start-ups to bring their products to market.

By June 23, 2011