Tag: General Electric


Israel will soon have the world’s tallest solar power tower giving a massive boost to the country’s renewable energy efforts. The solar power tower project will be part of the Ashalim solar power complex which will host a total of Read more…


GE will set up five solar power projects of 100 MW capacity each in five different states in Nigeria.


Subsidiary of UK-based Solargise Limited in India has announced ambitious capacity addition plans over the next 4 years. Solargise India Limited recently announced plans to set up 2 GW of solar power capacity over the next 4 years. The company Read more…


Over the last couple of months, there has been a lot of hype around hydrogen-powered cars, with Toyota, Honda and Hyundai planning to roll out hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by 2015, claiming that they have many advantages over electric and Read more…


Utility scale wind turbines have become so technologically advanced that they have improved the cost of energy (COE) of wind enough to compete with today’s conventional energy sources. The ensuing reduction in COE has been the result of two governing Read more…


General Electric (GE) recently announced that it would take a 90% stake in Converteam for US$3.2B. Converteam’s core technology focus is on converters and grid interconnect equipment for solar and wind as well as permanent magnet generators / motors for Read more…


General Electric has announced plans to build the nation’s largest photovoltaic panel factory, a major piece in the company’s new $600 million investment in solar technology. GE is considering several locations for the 400-megawatt plant, which would begin producing thin-film Read more…


About 5 percent of the world’s natural gas production is squandered each year through gas flaring, a process in which unused gas is burned while drilling for oil, a new analysis by General Electric has found. In addition to wasting 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…


As part of Brazil’s 2010 Alternative Energy Auctions, GE (NYSE: GE) today announced deals with four developers to supply more than 400 megawatts of wind-generated electricity to the Brazilian grid. These commitments will be for 258 of GE’s 1.5 and Read more…


It seems like every week that there is news about how India is pushing forward with various aspects of their renewable energy plan. By all accounts, the nation is sparing no expense when they can and have been seriously investing 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…


After nearly a decade of delays, the largest wind farm in the U.S. is finally moving forward in one of California’s remaining premium wind resource regions, a spot where the Tehachapi Mountains touch the Mojave Desert in southern California. Developed Read more…


If I were the new CEO of Chevron, I would stop listening to the lawyers and bring the engineers into the boardroom to develop a strategy to invest a good portion of last year’s record $24 billion profit into inventing Read more…

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