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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 to charge up the Coda EV

GE's WattStation EV charger will become the recommended charger for Coda's all-electric sedans, which are just starting production and will compete with the Nissan Leaf and Ford Focus.

By November 17, 2011


Why green-tech start-ups depend on big business

Corporate partners are vital to nurturing innovations from green-tech start-ups and giving them the gravitas they need to scale beyond niche products.

By August 4, 2011


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


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's chief wishes he'd soft-pedaled green talk

Jeffrey Immelt, who heads the largest U.S. conglomerate, says his focus on the environment may have led critics to think he wanted to save the planet at the expense of GE's growth.

By May 4, 2011


GE refrigerators go on greenhouse gas diet

GE says it will switch the gases used when pouring in foam insulation for refrigerator products, slashing the amount of greenhouse gases from production.

By April 27, 2011


GE invests in storage unit innovation

Dartmouth start-up SustainX wins $14.4 million in funding from GE for its compressed-air energy storage invention.

By March 16, 2011