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GE's Immelt: U.S. lagging in clean energy

Growing demand for energy products gives developing countries an advantage in burgeoning clean-energy field, while U.S. picture is a "mixed bag," says GE CEO.

By March 2, 2010


GE's Vscan puts ultrasound tech in docs' pockets

GE Healthcare announces the commercial release of a new, smartphone-size imaging tool that lets physicians peer inside the body at a moment's notice.

By February 15, 2010


GE, Nissan team on smart charging for electric cars

Research will focus on tools to help consumers manage car charging and ensure that the power grid doesn't get overloaded by influx of electric vehicles.

By April 26, 2010


GE makes LED replacement for 40-watt bulb

Company plans to introduce a general lighting LED bulb that consumes 9 watts, can last for 17 years, and is designed to address concerns over light quality.

By April 8, 2010


GE announces major wind investment in Europe

Company's offshore wind turbine business expansion is expected to total $450 million in four countries by 2020.

By March 25, 2010


GE places solar bets on thin-film cells

Working with start-up PrimeStar Solar, General Electric is developing solar modules that use low-cost, cadmium telluride thin-film solar cells.

By March 18, 2010


GE wins $1.4 billion wind farm contract

An 845-megawatt wind project in Oregon, called Shepherds Flat, promises to be the largest in United States to date, spanning approximately 30 square miles.

By December 10, 2009


Newsflash for GE, you're already using 'risky' open source

A General Electric CIO has put his foot in his mouth by mischaracterizing open source even as his company broadly uses open source.

By December 1, 2009


Report: GE, Vivendi reach deal to clear NBC sale

Company to buy Vivendi's 20 percent stake in NBC Universal for roughly $5.8 billion, making way for Comcast to acquire NBC Universal, according to the Journal and the Times.

By December 1, 2009


GE inks deal for 'cleaner coal' in China

Timed with Obama's visit, GE announces deals in China around high-speed rail, hybrid locomotives, and coal gasification plants with underground carbon storage.

By November 17, 2009