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  • Jul 1, 2015
    Creating New Service Model in China, GE Selected to Boost Fuel Flexibility, Reduce Emissions at Beijing Power Plant
    GE Power Generation Services has been selected to provide long-term maintenance services for two GE gas turbines at the Beijing Taiyanggong Thermal Power Station as well as to upgrade and rebuild the turbine combustion systems to become simpler, more fuel flexible and reduce station emissions. The work is part of a renegotiated contractual service agreement (CSA) that will be a first-of-a-kind service model for Chinese utilities looking to reduce the operational costs and environmental impact of their existing power plants.

  • Jun 30, 2015
    GE Opens the First Mobile Water Service Center in Alberta, Combining Big Data with Innovative Water Treatment Technology
    Today, GE announced the opening of a new mobile water service center in Edmonton, the first of its kind anywhere in Alberta, designed to rapidly decrease response time and cost for customers located in Western Canada and the northern United States. The new 15,000-square-foot service center will help local companies and communities in need of an immediate water solution, either for planned maintenance, emergency or disaster recovery. Providing rapid response in closer proximity to temporary water treatment needs is expected to enhance local water resiliency and emergency preparedness initiatives.

  • Jun 30, 2015
    GE Opens the First Mobile Water Service Center in Alberta
    4-traders.com
    GE announced the opening of a new mobile water service center in Edmonton, the first of its kind anywhere in Alberta, designed to rapidly decrease response time and cost for customers located in Western Canada and the northern United States.

  • Jun 29, 2015
    GE Congratulates LM6000 Customer TECO on Winning US EPA’s ENERGY STAR CHP Award
    GE is pleased to congratulate Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) for being selected as one of three winners receiving the 2015 ENERGY STAR CHP Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As first announced by EPA leaders at the IDEA Conference in Boston today, TECO’s combined heat and power (CHP) system received the award in its first eligible year and is centered around one of GE’s LM6000-PD SPRINT* aeroderivative gas turbines, producing 48-megawatt (MW) total power output.

  • Jun 26, 2015
    GLOBAL CONSORTIUM TO DELIVER AUSTRALIA’S THIRD LARGEST WIND FARM, VALUED AT $450 MILLION
    Renewable Energy Systems, together with GE and Downer, announced a major contract for the supply of 75 wind turbines to the 240MW Ararat Wind Farm in south-west Victoria. In what will be the third largest wind farm in Australia, the $450 million project will be financed by shareholders Partners Group, RES, OPTrust and GE. This deal represents the first major contract to be signed following restored bipartisan support for the Renewable Energy Target (RET), mandating 33,000-gigawatt hours of producing capacity by 2020, and signals the return of investment to Australia’s renewable energy sector.

  • Jun 26, 2015
    GE invests in $348 million windfarm after Australian subsidy deadlock ends
    Reuters
    General Electric said it will help fund a $348 million Australian windfarm, the country's third largest, after political leaders ended a deadlock over state subsidies that had stalled the $13 billion industry for over a year.

  • Jun 22, 2015
    Super Collaboration: GE and Cascade Apply New Technologies and Super-Computer Capabilities to Improve Gas Turbine Combustion
    Building on several years of work with Cascade Technologies, Inc., GE has announced a multi-year joint development agreement with this Palo Alto-based company. The collaboration will focus on applying and improving simulation software that enables engineers to virtually look inside a gas turbine as it operates and gain a better understanding of the turbulent fluid, chemical and acoustic processes occurring within advanced, low-emissions gas-turbine combustion systems.

  • Jun 17, 2015
    GE Innovates Big Capacity Gains for its Wind Turbines
    ChEnected
    GE has been intensely innovating every part of its wind turbine ecosystem - both hardware and software- since 2002. To show that the pace of innovation is faster than ever, GE just unveiled two new products surging through its packed pipeline. The first is called the “Digital Wind Farm”, and is built on Predix, a software platform that GE developed specifically for the Industrial Internet. The second product- the ecpROTR- is still undergoing testing. It is a large dome bolted in front of a wind turbine rotor to enhance the wind flowing over and torquing its blades.

  • Jun 16, 2015
    GE Inks Investment Deal with TerraForm Global to Boost International Wind Growth
    GE’s renewable energy business today announced a $25 million investment in TerraForm Global, LLC. TerraForm Global is a dividend growth-oriented company, or 'yieldco,’ formed by SunEdison to own and operate contracted renewable power generation assets in attractive, high-growth emerging markets.

  • Jun 16, 2015
    GE Invests $25 Million in TerraForm
    ReNews
    GE’s renewable energy business has invested $25m in TerraForm Global. TerraForm Global is a dividend growth-oriented company, or 'yieldco,’ formed by SunEdison to own and operate contracted renewable power generation assets in emerging markets.

  • Jun 15, 2015
    Tomato Growers Test GE Cogeneration Software
    Energy Manager Today
    GE’s Distributed Power business says that Prominent Growers Association, a commercial tomato greenhouse growers collective in the Netherlands, will serve as a pilot customer to showcase how GE’s myPlant 2.0 can increase the efficiency of on-site cogeneration plants.

  • Jun 11, 2015
    GE’s ecoROTR Could Lift Wind Turbine Efficiency
    GreentechLead
    A wind turbine with a “clown’s nose” could give efficiency of power generation some serious boost. Named ecoROTR, the experimental design from General Electric (GE) is being tested since last month in Tehachapi at the edge of the Mojave Desert in California.

  • Jun 10, 2015
    Leading European Greenhouse Tomato Grower Group to Demonstrate GE’s New Asset Performance Management Solution for Cogeneration Plants
    GE’s Distributed Power business today announced that Prominent Growers Association, a leading commercial tomato greenhouse growers collective in the Netherlands, will serve as a pilot customer to showcase how GE’s next-generation, myPlant* 2.0, an asset performance management solution, can increase the performance and efficiency of on-site cogeneration plants. Technology tags: Distributed Power Services, Gas Engines, Industrial Internet, Monitoring & Services, Reciprocating Engines, Software & Analytics Solutions, Waste Heat to Power.

  • Jun 10, 2015
    GE Awarded Long-Term Service Agreement for New Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Russia
    Russian energy company OJSC “Generating Company” has awarded GE Power Generation Services a 16-year contractual service agreement (CSA) for the new Kazanskaya CHP-2 combined-cycle gas power plant in Kazan in the Russian region of Tatarstan. GE was awarded the CSA to ensure the long-term availability of the power plant’s GE-supplied gas turbines to meet the industrialized area’s strong energy demands.

  • Jun 9, 2015
    GE’s Distributed Power Business Introduces Next-Generation myPlant* Platform Powered by Predix*
    Expanding the choice of Industrial Internet technologies that can help industrial operators improve the real-time remote monitoring of their production facilities, GE’s Distributed Power business has formally introduced its myPlant* 2.0 Beta platform powered by Predix*, an asset performance management solution from GE.

  • Jun 9, 2015
    GE’s OpFlex* Controls Software to Boost Power Plants’ Competitiveness in Europe
    With European utilities modernizing their existing power plants to become more responsive to changing grid demands and boost competitiveness, power producers are turning to GE (NYSE: GE) Power Generation Services to help reduce the startup times of their gas combined-cycle power plants. GE announced an OpFlex* Controls Software project implementation during the POWER-GEN Europe 2015 trade conference in Amsterdam.

  • Jun 9, 2015
    How Does a Wind Turbine Work? With GE’s New ecoROTR, Better than Ever
    GE Reports
    GE is testing a new experimental wind turbine design, the ecoROTR in Tehachapi, CA. If the experiments confirm wind tunnel data, the 20,000-pound dome could lead to larger and more efficient turbines for windy locations that are currently too hard to reach for the wind industry.

  • Jun 9, 2015
    Irish Power Plant First to Launch New GE Software Platform, Helping Deliver More Reliable, Efficient Power to Nearly 10 Percent of Country’s Households
    Seeking to increase its availability to meet Ireland’s future energy needs, the Whitegate Power Station in County Cork, Ireland, has implemented new GE (NYSE: GE) software technology to operate more efficiently and reliably. The site is the world’s first plant to install Reliability Excellence, a new advanced software solution which taps into industrial-scale data analytics to predictively identify operational issues before they occur

  • Jun 9, 2015
    GE Playing Vital Role in Ensuring Europe’s ‘Future of Electricity’
    GE is participating in this week’s POWER-GEN Europe 2015 trade conference in Amsterdam to showcase several reference projects that illustrate how utilities and industrial facilities can use GE’s high-efficiency power generation systems and software solutions to help meet their production targets while achieving their respective national and regional energy policy goals.

  • Jun 9, 2015
    How Does a Wind Turbine Work? With GE’s New ecoROTR, Better than Ever
    GE Reports
    GE is testing a new experimental wind turbine design, the ecoROTR in Tehachapi, CA. If the experiments confirm wind tunnel data, the 20,000-pound dome could lead to larger and more efficient turbines for windy locations that are currently too hard to reach for the wind industry.

  • Jun 8, 2015
    GE’s First North American Deployment of Monsal* Biosolids Technology Helps Idaho City Meet Sludge Disposal Requirements
    GE today announced the city of Rexburg, Idaho, has selected the company’s Monsal* advanced anaerobic digestion and Monsal 70 technologies to treat biosolids (sewage waste) at the city’s wastewater treatment facility. The project represents the first North American application of GE’s Monsal technologies that will allow Rexburg and other municipalities to meet federal standards for disposing treated biosolids.

  • Jun 8, 2015
    Global Nuclear Fuel Awarded $100+ Million Contract Extension
    Entergy has extended a contract with Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) to fuel the utility’s fleet of boiling water reactors through 2021. The agreement is for eight fuel reloads—two at each of Entergy’s boiling water reactors: FitzPatrick, Grand Gulf, Pilgrim and River Bend. The total value of the contract extension is more than $100 million

  • Jun 8, 2015
    Egypt: Ministry of Electricity Studies GE Offer to Build New Energy Generation Center
    4-Traders.com

  • Jun 8, 2015
    GE Brings First Regional Showcase of its Industrial Internet Technologies at "Internet of Things Expo" in Dubai
    Zawya
    In the first-of-its-kind showcase of its Industrial Internet technologies in the region, GE is presenting its advanced suite of solutions that drive operational efficiency and help achieve significant productivity leaps at the Internet of Things (IoT) Expo being held on June 8 & 9, 2015, at the Dubai World Trade Center.

  • Jun 3, 2015
    GE’s Advanced Cooling Technology Saves $52 Million in Operations for Natural Gas Platform in the Gulf of Thailand
    A natural gas development platform in the Gulf of Thailand, operated by Carigali-PTTEPI Operating Company Sdn. Bhd. (CPOC), has saved $52 million per year and significantly reduced water usage and chemical consumption with help from GE's advanced cooling and chemical treatment technology.

  • Jun 3, 2015
    GE’s LEAPmbr* Treatment Technology Enables Wastewater Reuse for Drought-Stricken Abilene, Texas
    With chronic droughts and population growth reducing reservoir levels to 30 percent capacity in the West Texas city of Abilene, the city recently completed the installation of GE’s LEAPmbr* advanced wastewater treatment system as part of major upgrades to the Hamby Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

  • Jun 2, 2015
    New GE White Paper Offers Water Reuse and Recycling Policy Options for Water Scarce Regions
    As a growing number of communities around the world are encountering acute water scarcity issues, many are turning to water recycling and reuse as solutions. To help governments find readily accessible information on policy options, GE today released a new white paper, “Addressing Water Scarcity through Recycling and Reuse.”

  • Jun 2, 2015
    GE Announces New Participant in Gas Compression Power Packager Program
    GE’s Distributed Power business has expanded its new Gas Compression Power Packager program by adding Compass Compression Services Ltd (Compass Compression) as a new participant at the Platinum Level. The program is designed to provide customers in gas compression applications with enhanced access to genuine Waukesha parts and skilled service technicians.

  • May 29, 2015
    GE Breaks Ground on New York Solar Installation for President Container
    GE’s renewable energy business today announced it will supply President Container Group (PCG), a manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers and point-of-purchase displays, with a new 2 MW ground-mounted solar installation outside its factory in Middletown, NY. The GE solar solution is expected to provide approximately 25 percent of PCG’s future energy needs.

  • May 28, 2015
    GE and EDF Celebrate Production of First 9HA Unit, the World’s Largest and Most Efficient Gas Turbine Technology
    After years of research and development supported by a billion dollar investment plan, GE is celebrating today that the first 9HA, the world’s largest and most efficient gas turbine technology, has been manufactured at the company’s Belfort Gas Turbine Center of Excellence in France. The first 9HA unit will be shipped to Bouchain, France, where Électricité de France (EDF), one of the world’s largest utilities, and GE are developing one of the world’s most flexible and efficient gas-fired power plants.

  • May 28, 2015
    Water Technology interviews GE’s Ralph Exton
    Water Technology Online
    Ralph Exton, chief marketing officer of GE Water & Process Technologies, spoke with Water Technology Assistant Editor Maria Woodie about addressing the global energy-water nexus, including food production concerns and the need for investing in critical infrastructure.

  • May 27, 2015
    Convergent Energy + Power to Install GE Energy Storage System for Ontario Grid Operator
    GE’s renewable energy business today announced it will supply Convergent Energy + Power with a 7 megawatt (MW)-7 megawatt hour battery energy storage system for the Ontario Independent Electricity System Operator. The complete solution features GE’s Mark VI plant control system with SCADA, Brilliance MW Inverters, packaged lithium ion battery modules, medium-voltage transformers and switchgear integration.

  • May 27, 2015
    GE Delivers Sophisticated Electrical Conversion System for One of the World’s First Tidal Arrays
    Newswire Today
    Delivering a new generation of renewable energy, the project will harness the predictable power of ocean tides to generate electricity.

  • May 27, 2015
    GE to Supply Battery Array in Canada Amid Growing Storage Demand
    Bloomberg
    General Electric Co. agreed to provide a lithium-ion battery system to Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator, the equipment supplier’s second storage deal in six weeks as demand from utilities increases.

  • May 21, 2015
    GE's Bell discusses impact of digital wind farm on industry efficiency, profitability
    Environment & Energy Publishing
    During today's OnPoint, Ganesh Bell, chief digital officer and general manager of software and analytics at GE, explains how GE’s digital wind farm "wind energy ecosystem" could help transform the industry and double global wind energy generation by 2020.

  • May 19, 2015
    GE Launches the Next Evolution of Wind Energy Making Renewables More Efficient, Economic: the Digital Wind Farm
    GE announced the launch of its Digital Wind Farm, a dynamic, connected and adaptable wind energy ecosystem that pairs world-class turbines with the digital infrastructure for the wind industry. The technology boosts a wind farm’s energy production by up to 20 percent and could help generate up to an estimated $50 billion of value for the wind industry.

  • May 19, 2015
    Wind in the Cloud? How the Digital Wind Farm Will Make Wind Power 20 Percent More Efficient
    GE Reports
    Digital windfarm designers at GE are using a “digital twin” model residing in the cloud to build and optimize real-world wind farms.

  • May 19, 2015
    GE uses holograms and the industrial internet to make wind farms 20% more efficient
    Fortune
    GE is expected to introduce two new products at the American Wind Energy Association Windpower event that will use data to help make wind farms up to 20 percent more efficient.

  • May 19, 2015
    GE Uses Cloud Computing to Boost Wind-Energy Output 20%
    The Street
    GE announced a new wind farm system that will allow for a yield increase of 20 percent. The system relies on software that analyzes industrial data from turbines, and adapts its capabilities over time by learning from a machine's performance.

  • May 18, 2015
    GE Launches First Waste-to-Energy Project with Aseagas in Philippines Province of Batangas
    Aboitiz Power subsidiary Aseagas Corporation has inked an agreement with GE’s Distributed Power business to supply seven Jenbacher gas engines to power its first waste-to-electricity project in Lian in the Province of Batangas, Philippines.

  • May 18, 2015
    GE’s Fuel Flex Technology Helps CEPSA Enable Spain’s Oil Refinery to Meet Strict European Emissions Standards
    To meet environmental emissions restrictions without reducing efficiency or increasing operational costs, Compañia Española de Petróleos (CEPSA), one of Spain’s leading petrochemical companies, has adopted new GE gas turbine technology at its Gibraltar-San Roque refinery. Developed by GE’s Power Generation Services business, the fuel-flexible High Hydrogen Fuel DLN1 technology increased the gas turbine’s efficiency by enabling it to use recycled refinery fuel gas without needing additional water to generate power.

  • May 18, 2015
    Invenergy secures financing for 200-MW Kansas wind park
    SeeNews Renewables
    US clean energy company Invenergy LLC said Friday it has secured debt and tax equity project financing for the 200-MW Buckeye wind farm in the US state of Kansas.

  • May 13, 2015
    Global Nuclear Fuel Introduces GNF3
    Global Nuclear Fuel today introduced its next generation fuel design, GNF3. Based on evolutionary design changes and advanced technology developed by GNF, the GNF3 fuel assembly design offers customers improved fuel economics, increased performance and flexibility in operation while maintaining the superior reliability of GNF2, the most reliable design in GNF’s history. GNF3 is scheduled to be available for full reloads in 2018.

  • May 13, 2015
    GE, Kofler Energies and BELECTRIC Take Highly Efficient Hybrid Power Plant into Operation at GE Site in Berlin
    GE announced the opening of a new pilot hybrid decentralized power plant at a GE site in Berlin. The new plant, developed by Kofler Energies and GE’s planning office BLS Energieplan, combines photovoltaics with Jenbacher combined heat and power (CHP) technology, an innovative battery solution and an intelligent energy management system. The plant will supply power and heat to the GE Power Conversion production site in Marienfelde, Germany as well as power into the grid.

  • May 12, 2015
    GE Hitachi Enters Pressurized Water Reactor Services Field
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced plans to begin offering refueling services to customers operating pressurized water reactors (PWRs). PWRs account for roughly two-thirds of nuclear reactors operating globally and represent a significant opportunity for GEH.

  • May 11, 2015
    Ecomagination at 10: A status report
    GreenBiz
    It’s been a decade since General Electric, on May 9, 2005, launched Ecomagination, its marketing play with an environmental focus. As I reported at the time, “the $150 billion company is hitching its future to the growth of clean energy, clean water and other clean technologies.”

  • May 11, 2015
    Move Over Slow Food, Slow Wind Might Be the Latest Thing in Sustainable Living
    GE Reports
    Sailors know that wind can be a fickle servant and they’ve come up with ingenious ways to trap it in their sails. Wind turbine designers have recently developed their own tricks to beat the doldrums and build efficient wind farms for landscapes caressed with slow-moving wind.

  • May 8, 2015
    GE a Major Economic Driver in the NY Capital District
    GE announced today that the first-ever economic impact study of its operations in the New York Capital District shows that the company, which has a long legacy in the region, remains committed to its local operations, a major economic driver in the area.

  • May 7, 2015
    Internet Of Things May Drive Distributed Generation Microgrids
    North American Windpower
    A number of technology companies and utilities have embarked on a testbed project to demonstrate a microgrid architecture for integrating solar, wind and storage that emphasizes distributed generation and control while maintaining overall grid reliability.

  • May 4, 2015
    New GE Corrosion Inhibitor Protects Crude Oil and Gas Pipelines
    GE today introduced a new corrosion inhibitor to help protect crude oil and gas pipelines against the corrosive nature of acid gases. GE made its announcement at the Offshore Technology Conference taking place May 4-7, 2015, in Houston.

  • May 4, 2015
    GE Introduces New Wax Inhibitor for Uninterrupted Hydrocarbon Flow
    GE today introduced a new range of wax inhibitors designed to help oil and gas producers ensure uninterrupted flow of crude oil. GE made its announcement at the Offshore Technology Conference taking place May 4-7, 2015, in Houston.

  • May 4, 2015
    GE Introduces New Membrane to Remove Seawater Sulfate from Injection Water for Offshore Oil Production
    GE today announced a new water treatment technology for the upstream oil and gas market. GE’s new seawater sulfate removal (SWSR) nanofiltration membrane eliminates almost all sulfate from injection water in offshore oil production.

  • Apr 30, 2015
    Deep Under Stockholm, Water Plant Blasted from Granite Gets a Nanotech Makeover
    GE Reports
    There is no lack of water in Stockholm, which spreads over an archipelago of 14 islands. But today, the Swedish capital's most exciting water action is taking place in huge granite tunnels deep under the city streets. A high-tech GE bioreactor inspired by seaweed is playing a starring role.

  • Apr 30, 2015
    GE Hitachi Congratulates DTE Energy on Fermi 3 License
    Michigan-based DTE Energy granted combined construction and operating license from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a potential 1,500-MW GEH Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR). DTE Energy’s license for the potential unit marks the first for an ESBWR and comes on the heels of the reactor’s NRC certification in 2014.

  • Apr 29, 2015
    GE’s Distributed Power Signs New Waukesha Distributor in Canada
    Continuing to expand its global Waukesha sales and services network to meet the growing demand for power at or near the point of use, GE’s Distributed Power business today announced it has signed an agreement with HOERBIGER (Canada) Ltd. to be an authorized distributor for GE’s Waukesha gas engine products in Canada.

  • Apr 29, 2015
    GE Unveils 2015 Outlook On 'Mapping The Future Of Work In MENAT' Highlighting Power Of Collaboration For Transformational Growth
    Zawya
    GE unveiled the 2015 outlook on 'Mapping the Future of Work in MENAT,' which underlines the value of collaboration and innovation to promoting transformational growth across the region, at The Economists' Future of Work: Middle East Summit.

  • Apr 27, 2015
    Nerio Alessandri, Jeffrey Immelt Honored at Leonardo Prizes
    WWD
    At the 20th annual edition of the Leonardo Prizes, which recognize industry leaders who promote a positive image of Italian manufacturing abroad, Jeffrey R. Immelt, the American president and chief executive officer of General Electric, received the Leonardo International prize, as a foreigner who reinforced his country’s cultural and economic ties with Italy.

  • Apr 27, 2015
    Governments Need A Big Dose Of Simplification - Jeff Immelt
    The Africa Report‎
    GE's planned $1bn investment to make Nigeria a manufacturing, service and innovation hub has started with its Calabar plant. But governments must cut the red tape, says CEO, Jeff Immelt.

  • Apr 23, 2015
    US Army Saves Millions of Dollars on Helicopter Fuel Costs by Using GE Liquid Fuel Additive
    GE has a liquid fuel additive that is saving the U.S. Army millions of dollars in helicopter fuel and maintenance costs. The Army is projecting even greater cost savings if it expands deployment of GE’s +100 fuel additive to all Army aircraft.

  • Apr 22, 2015
    GE Announces Clarke Energy as Diesel Engine Distributor for Australia, Nigeria and India
    Seeking to ensure regional customer sales and services excellence for its growing diesel engine technology portfolio, GE’s Distributed Power business today announced it has signed an agreement with U.K.-based Clarke Energy to serve as GE’s first authorized distributor for diesel sales and services with responsibility for stationary power generation in Australia, Nigeria and India.

  • Apr 22, 2015
    Advanced Power Helps Buckeye State Add Efficient, Flexible Gas Power From GE
    Advanced Power has selected GE to supply two highly efficient and flexible 7F.05 gas turbines, one D650 steam turbine and its patented Rapid Response combined cycle system for the 700 megawatt Carroll County Energy Project in northeast Ohio. GE has also secured a 20-year services agreement for the project. The combined cycle gas power plant will have the capacity to power the equivalent of 750,000 U.S. homes.

  • Apr 21, 2015
    GE CEO Jeff Immelt, while visiting Oklahoma City, says lower energy prices haven't dampened need for research in oil and gas industry
    NewsOK
    GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt, speaking at the company’s annual shareholders meeting, announced a $400,000 donation by the GE Foundation to develop a program for science, technology, engineering and mathematics career options for secondary students.

  • Apr 21, 2015
    GE’s Water Business Honored by Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. with Safety Excellence Award
    GE was recently honored with a Platinum Contractor Safety Award from Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. for the company’s dedication to safety during the last 17 years. GE provides advanced water technology to Kraton’s facility in Belpre, Ohio, where they were recognized for having zero recordable injuries over more than 30,087 hours from January 1998 through October 2014.

  • Apr 20, 2015
    GE sells 8MWh battery system to Con Edison Development
    PVTech Storage
    Con Edison Development has purchased an 8MWh battery system from GE for installation in Central Valley, California.The project will use GE’s MarkVIe plant control system, Brilliance inverters and lithium ion batteries. The system will provide 2MW of power over four hours with the deal including service agreements. It is GE’s first lithium ion-based storage deployment.

  • Apr 20, 2015
    GE Hitachi Delivers 500th Ultra Control Rod Blade
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today announced the delivery of its 500th Ultra Control Rod Blade. The blade was recently delivered to the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Mass. as part of a multi-blade shipment.

  • Apr 16, 2015
    GE Grows Gas Compression Power Packager Program with New Program Participant
    GE’s Distributed Power business has expanded its new Gas Compression Power Packager program by adding Propak Systems Ltd. as a new participant at the Platinum Level. The program is designed to provide customers in gas compression applications with enhanced access to genuine Waukesha parts and skilled service technicians.

  • Apr 16, 2015
    Con Edison Development Enters into Agreement to Procure GE Energy Storage System
    GE today announced it will supply Con Edison Development (CED) with an 8 MWh battery energy storage system in Central Valley, CA. The new storage solution will be utilizing GE’s Mark VIe-based plant control system, Brilliance MW Inverters, and packaged lithium ion battery modules.

  • Apr 14, 2015
    Power On! GE’s HA Gas Turbines Continue Momentum, Secure Total of 16 Orders and 53 Technology Selections
    Today, GE announces continued interest in its HA gas turbines, with a total of 16 HA orders, up from 15 orders at the end of 2014. HA technology selections also increased from 45 at the end of 2014 to 53 today. The number of countries making HA selections has grown from nine to 11 and includes: U.S., Japan, UK, Brazil, South Korea, France, Russia, Germany, Turkey, Argentina and Egypt.

  • Apr 13, 2015
    Power in Numbers: Industrial Internet Software is Helping Solve Pakistan’s Electricity Shortage
    GE Reports
    In October 2014, a GE team connected GE’s Predix software platform and an advanced analytics application called Asset Performance Management(APM) to two GE 6FA gas turbines at Pakistan’s Muridke Power Plant. The system allows industrial assets to talk seamlessly with each other in a secure manner, and use analytics to make the equipment more efficient.

  • Apr 8, 2015
    Pure Grit: Material With Skateboarding Heritage Could Make Planes, Trains and Automobiles Use Less Power
    GE Reports
    Scientists at GE Global Research have found new ways to make power management chips that could revolutionize the power electronics industry and bring in big savings for users.

  • Apr 6, 2015
    SEC-GE Joint Venture To Boost Power Plant Ops
    Trade Arabia
    Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) and GE recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up a joint venture that will extend operations and maintenance (O&M) support to SEC’s power plants in the kingdom.

  • Apr 3, 2015
    General Electric: Well Positioned To Exploit The Looming Paradigm Shift
    Seeking Alpha
    The EIA expects natural gas to overtake coal-fired power for the generation of electricity, creating a need for new capacity. General Electric is well positioned to take advantage of this development.

  • Apr 1, 2015
    GE’s Distributed Power Expands Gas Compression Power Packager Program in Canada
    GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) has expanded its new Gas Compression Power Packager program in Canada by adding Bidell Gas Compression as a new participant at the Platinum Level. The program is designed to provide customers in gas compression applications with enhanced access to genuine Waukesha parts and skilled service technicians.

  • Mar 30, 2015
    GE Hitachi Dedicates New Reactor Under-Vessel Training Area
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today dedicated its new reactor under-vessel training area, a state-of-the-art, full-size replica of the operating area underneath a boiling water nuclear reactor.

  • Mar 27, 2015
    GE’s Distributed Power Supporting Romania’s Largest Municipal Gas Engine District Heating Investment
    Romanian energy services company Bepco srl today showcased four high-efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) plants at the heart of a district heating system in the city of Brasov. The stations are powered by 11 Jenbacher Type 6 gas engines from GE’s Distributed Power business. The project represents Romania’s largest gas engine-based CHP initiative designed to meet a city’s district heating demands.

  • Mar 26, 2015
    GE and Casa dos Ventos Work Together to Expand Wind Energy Production in Brazil
    In response to the expansion of wind energy in Brazil and the importance of the source to the diversification of Brazil's power grid, GE (NYSE: GE) announced the construction of two service centers focused on the operation and maintenance of wind turbines, expected to create around 100 new jobs. The support centers will be staffed by GE technicians and engineers at wind farms operated by Casa dos Ventos and other clients at Chapada do Araripe (PI and PE) and in Garanhuns (PE), which will enable the companies to strengthen their relationships and provide local response much faster for both scheduled and unscheduled service needs.

  • Mar 25, 2015
    California First to Generate 5% of Electricity From Utility-Scale Solar
    24/7 Wall St
    California added nearly 1,900 megawatts of solar power generation in 2014 and became the first state to reach a total of more than 5% of its generation from utility-scale solar plants.

  • Mar 24, 2015
    New GE Hitachi Technology Makes a Difficult Task Simpler, Faster
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy, in coordination with Exelon Generation, has unveiled a new, remotely-operated tool that has successfully enabled nuclear technicians to complete tasks at the bottom of nuclear reactors more quickly and safely. This new tool remotely disconnects – uncouples – control rods (one of the pieces of equipment that allows operators to control power production) from their associated blades at the bottom of the reactor during preventative maintenance. Utilizing the battery-powered, wireless device minimizes the amount of radiation that workers are exposed to and allows parallel work activities to take place under the reactor pressure vessel during service outages.

  • Mar 18, 2015
    GE’s Monitoring & Diagnostic Center: Turning Fleet Knowledge into Action Saved $70 Million in 2014
    Every day, at its Monitoring & Diagnostics (M&D) Center, GE collects more than 30,000 operating hours of data from a fleet of more than 1,500 gas turbine and generator assets, supplementing a 40-terabyte database representing more than 100 million fleet operating hours. GE announced today that the data-driven insights drawn from this volume of power generation “big data” have translated to customer savings estimated at $70 million in 2014, up from $53.9 million in 2013.

  • Mar 18, 2015
    Remote Power Plant in Alaska Will Install GE’s Mobile Water Treatment Solution during Planned Outage
    GE today announced it will commission a reverse osmosis mobile water filtration system at the Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) coal-fired power plant in Healy, Alaska. The GE system will provide the plant with clean water during a planned outage to upgrade the plant’s water treatment system and environmental controls and facilitate the start up of Unit 2. The total power output of the facility once Unit 2 is online will be 80 megawatts. The two-unit station is located approximately 300 miles south of the Arctic Circle.

  • Mar 16, 2015
    GE Sees $100 Billion in Engine, Turbine Sales in Industrial Push
    Bloomberg Business
    General Electric expects to generate $100 billion in sales over the lifetime of new jet-engine and gas-turbine models introduced last year, Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt said in his annual shareholder letter.

  • Mar 16, 2015
    GE Launches Global Research, Technology Innovation and Manufacturing in Saudi Arabia
    Business Wire
    GE announced US $100 million in new programs that will further the company’s localization efforts, build innovation capacity, and create jobs in advanced manufacturing and software analytics.

  • Mar 13, 2015
    GE Helps Power Egypt’s Economic Transformation with Advanced Technology Delivering 2.6 GW of Power
    Today, at the Egypt Economic Development Conference, GE announced signed major contracts with the government of Egypt to deliver 2.683 gigawatts (GW) of electricity, which is equivalent to the energy needed to power more than 2.5 million homes. GE will be supplying a total of 46 turbines: 34 aeroderivative gas turbines and 12 heavy-duty gas turbines, which will start delivering power as soon as May 2015. The announced contracts were signed in December of 2014 and construction is currently underway.

  • Mar 13, 2015
    Game changer: PRISM aims to dethrone Mox
    Utility Week
    In the fall of 2014 the GE Hitachi Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) was certified by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

  • Mar 11, 2015
    GE and Kemira Create Global Alliance to Bring Water Technology to the Pulp and Paper Industry
    GE and Kemira today announced a formal distribution agreement, which combines GE's advanced water technology with Kemira’s on-site services to deliver a seamless offering to the global pulp and paper industry.

  • Mar 11, 2015
    GE Supports GAMA Enerji’s Asset and Operational Value at Kirikkale Power Plant in Turkey
    Helping Turkey increase its sustainable energy supply, GE recently announced a 15-year Contractual Services Agreement (CSA) with GAMA Enerji for an 840-megawatt combined-cycle power plant in Kirikkale in central Turkey.

  • Mar 10, 2015
    Annual Conference on Battery and Energy Storage Draws Speakers from Tesla, GE
    Albany Business Review
    Executives from General Electric, Tesla Motors and Toyota will discuss the future of battery and energy storage technology at a conference in Troy this week.

  • Mar 8, 2015
    Chris Pincher MP: The UK Government must not delay clean-up of Sellafield
    Conservative Home
    3D Printing at GE

  • Mar 5, 2015
    Industry First: GE Demonstrates More than 50 Percent Electrical Efficiency on Its 10-MW Gas Engine Platform
    Demonstrating once again its leadership in the field of reciprocating engine innovation used to meet the rapidly growing demand for reliable on-site power, GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business is announcing today the technological breakthrough of 50.1 percent electrical efficiency.

  • Mar 4, 2015
    Stockholm to Upgrade Wastewater Treatment Plant with GE Technology
    GE today announced it will provide Stockholm Vatten with membrane bioreactor (MBR) equipment for the Henriksdal municipal wastewater treatment facility to upgrade the existing technology, making it the largest MBR plant in the world. The Henriksdal facility is responsible for treating two thirds of the municipal wastewater for the city of Stockholm, Sweden, and once the upgrade is complete, will process up to 864 million liters of wastewater per day.

  • Feb 27, 2015
    NRG Yield to take majority in 63 MW of Colorado wind capacity
    SeeNews Renewables
    US power plants operator NRG Yield Inc said on Friday it has signed a deal to buy a majority stake in the Spring Canyon II and III wind farms in Colorado, which total 63 MW, from Invenergy LLC.

  • Feb 24, 2015
    GE Japan provides its high capacity energy storage system, gas engine for cogeneration, and LED lighting equipment energy solutions to realize the “Future Disaster-Proof Factory Plan” for Sekisui House’s Tohoku Factory
    GE Japan today announces the installment of its high capacity energy storage system, gas engine for cogeneration, and LED lighting equipment for the “Future Disaster-Proof Factory Plan,” a project that is being undertaken by Sekisui House’s Tohoku Factory.

  • Feb 24, 2015
    SXSW PANEL: Big Data and AI Need Each Other and You Need Both
    Umbel
    Umbel’s SXSW big data panel track will include a line-up of global experts representing some of the most innovative media companies, agencies, sports teams, brands, social networks and event companies in the world.

  • Feb 23, 2015
    A Passively Safe Reactor
    Nuclear Plant Journal
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS), in which GEH will promote the training and development of nuclear safety, and enhance the understanding of boiling water reactor technology.

  • Feb 18, 2015
    GE Unveils White Paper on Reuse Policy Options to Help Meet Growing Demand for Water in Saudi Arabia
    GE will unveil an industry white paper on “Addressing Water Scarcity in Saudi Arabia: Policy Options for Continued Success,” at the Water Arabia 2015 Conference & Exhibition being held at Le Meridien Hotel in Al Khobar, February 17-19, 2015. The white paper highlights four major water reuse policy options to governments including education and outreach, removing barriers, incentives, mandates and regulations.

  • Feb 17, 2015
    GE’s Distributed Power Helping Romania Modernize District Heating Networks
    Supporting Romania’s goals to modernize its aging district heating networks to reduce air pollution and comply with the country’s environmental obligations for joining the European Union, GE’s Distributed Power business is supplying European energy developer STC SpA with an ecomagination qualified LM6000-PF SPRINT* gas turbine generator as part of the modernization of the city of Oradea‘s district heating plant in northwestern Romania.

  • Feb 17, 2015
    Kuwait’s Sulaibiya Plant to Set New Global Benchmark after Upgrade with GE's Advanced Water Reuse Technology
    Kuwait’s Sulaibiya Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation Plant is set to become the world’s largest-of-its-kind facility that uses membrane technology following an agreement to drive expansion. GE will provide ZeeWeed 1000 submerged hollow-fiber membranes and AG LF low-fouling reverse osmosis membranes for the plant that will enhance its production capacity from 375,000 to 600,000 cubic meters per day, making it the largest such facility in the world. Kharafi National will undertake the expansion works.

  • Feb 17, 2015
    İÇDAŞ To Use GE’s First 3.2-103 Wind Turbines To Power Turkey’s Growth
    GE today announced it will supply energy developer İÇDAŞ with 19 brilliant GE 3.2-103 wind turbines for the BIGA RES wind farm, located near the town of Canakkale in northwestern Turkey.

  • Feb 15, 2015
    Internet of Things Will Enhance Industrial Efficiency
    The Korea Times
    IoT is being applied to products and services that can add greater value by communicating with each other, ranging from smart home appliances to automobiles.

  • Feb 10, 2015
    GE Hitachi Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS) that is aimed at enhancing the agency’s understanding of boiling water reactor technology. Under the MOU, GEH will promote the training and development of qualified human resources in the field of nuclear safety analysis. This is the third agreement GEH has signed in Vietnam in recent months.

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