Tag: Ecomagination


The global economy is fueled by innovation. Whether innovation takes place in a garage or by large multi-national corporations, such activity provides jobs at many different levels. Fostering an environment for innovation is not only the responsibility of governments, but Read more…


Since entering into the global renewable energy industry in the year 2002, General Electric has been recorded as investing over $850 million into various renewable energy technologies. In 2009, it was noted that General Electric’s renewable energy initiatives, which covered Read more…


The ecomagination team at GE is pushing renewable energy limits with heat capture and hybrid dynamic braking on trains. The energy that’s generated when stopping a train is quite substantial and GE’s ecomagination team is discovering ways to capture that Read more…


After four months of diligence sessions, 3,800 ideas, and 70,000 voices from 150 different countries, GE and its venture capital partners –RockPort Capital, Foundation Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Emerald Technology Ventures announced on Tuesday in New York the five Read more…


On July 13th, GE and its partners issued a challenge to the world: Submit breakthrough ideas that transform the way we create, connect and use power and they,


While others talk about the need to change our nation’s energy habits, GE is committing resources to find the best ideas and build a better energy grid. GE and its partners announce the GE ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid, a Read more…


General Electric and a number of leading venture capital firms announced today what some have already dubbed “the biggest quest for ideas in history.” GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt unveiled the “GE ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid,” an open Read more…

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