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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.
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.
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.
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.
The CEOs of the three big companies weigh in on innovation in the U.S.--where we are now, and what the future holds.
At the Web 2.0 Summit, GE CEO Jeff Immelt shows off a piece of health care hardware: a tiny ultrasound device.
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.
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.
The bulbs, which combine halogen and compact fluorescent elements, should retail for less than $10 each. GE says they light up without delay and should last 8,000 hours.
Company planning a $100 million plant in upstate New York to make sodium batteries for hybrid locomotives and other heavy-duty and transportation applications.