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GE's Immelt defends nuclear industry safety

In Japan, GE's chief meets with executives of Tepco, operator of the crippled Fukushima power plant, and professes faith in the 40-year safety record of nuclear plants.

By April 4, 2011


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 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 shows off pocket-size ultrasound scanner

At the Web 2.0 Summit, GE CEO Jeff Immelt shows off a piece of health care hardware: a tiny ultrasound device.

By October 20, 2009


CES: CEOs tackle U.S. innovation--the good news and bad

Cisco CEO John Chambers, GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt, and Xerox CEO Ursula Burns sit down together at CES to discuss the state of innovation in the U.S. today.

By January 7, 2011


Is the U.S. missing the boat on green tech?

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt and famed venture capitalist John Doerr warn policy makers that the U.S. is lagging China in developing green-technology industries.

By August 3, 2009


Electrolux to vacuum up GE Appliances for $3.3 billion

GE continues its efforts to refocus its portfolio toward its heavy-industry businesses and away from lower-margin consumer devices.

By September 8, 2014


CES: Cisco, GE, Xerox talk innovation (live blog)

The CEOs of the three big companies weigh in on innovation in the U.S.--where we are now, and what the future holds.

By January 7, 2011


GE aims to build 'industrial Internet'

Company is also creating a software nerve center in San Ramon, Calif., and is hiring 400 software pros to complement 5,000 others already focused on power plants, jets, and electric-car charging stations.

By November 17, 2011


GE, VCs offer $200 million in smart-grid challenge

To spur technology development of smart-grid tech, General Electric and four venture-capital companies launch a $200 million competition. GE introduces WattStation electric vehicle charger and home energy monitor.

By July 13, 2010