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  • 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 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 19, 2015
    GE uses holograms and the industrial internet to make wind farms 20% more efficient
    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 Wind Powering 20 Percent Gain Leads to Life Without Subsidy
    GE’s Steve Bolze said the company’s wind farm technology can increase production by as much as 20 percent, potentially taking the industry past a US tax credit that currently supports the development of wind energy.

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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’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.

  • Feb 10, 2015
    Tidal Power Scheme Backs UK Engineering with Turbine Work Coming to UK
    The Telegraph
    Tidal Lagoon Power’s plan to build a huge lagoon in Swansea Bay which generates power from the movement of the sea has announced a General Electric-Andritz Hydro consortium as the winner of a £300m contract to build the 16 turbines the scheme will use.

  • Feb 2, 2015
    Utilities Anticipate and Respond to Weather-Related Outages Faster with GE’s Interoperable, End-to-End Suite of Restoration Solutions
    GE's Digital Energy business (NYSE: GE) has developed a broad portfolio of interoperable outage restoration solutions--from intelligent controls, sensors and automation to visualization, field-force automation and communications infrastructure.

  • Jan 26, 2015
    Huaneng Selects GE’s Brilliant 2.75-120 Wind Turbines for Chinese Wind Farm
    GE today announced it will supply one of the world’s largest power generation companies—China’s Huaneng Corporation—with 55 units of GE 2.75-120 brilliant wind turbines, to be installed at the Huaneng Dali Longquan wind project in the Yunnan province of China. The project will provide 151 megawatts of power, making it GE’s largest wind order in China to date.

  • Jan 26, 2015
    Global Nuclear Fuel Awarded $100 Million-Plus Lifetime Contract for Fuel Reloads at Cooper Nuclear Station
    Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF), a joint venture majority owned by GE, today announced that it has been selected by Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) to continue to provide fuel reloads for the Cooper Nuclear Station. The fuel supply contract runs through January 2034 and includes nine reloads that will potentially provide fuel to the 810 megawatt boiling water reactor during its remaining lifetime. The total value of the contract is more than $100 million.

  • Jan 22, 2015
    Do You Know Where Your Power Comes From?
    GE Reports
    A new report released this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos estimates that members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will need to invest $8 trillion over the next 25 years to meet their energy policy goals, further reduce emissions and create a more sustainable system for producing electricity from renewables and cleaner fuels such as natural gas.

  • Jan 21, 2015
    Japan Mulling $800 Million Stimulus for Battery Storage and Efficiency
    POWER Magazine
    The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) is considering a proposal for a stimulus package that would allocate ¥93 billion (about $779 million) to support installations of energy storage systems by industrial, commercial, and residential customers, as well as a variety of energy efficiency measures, according to a report in Bloomberg.

  • Jan 20, 2015
    Report Highlights Opportunities to Build Tomorrow’s Electricity Sector
    Diminishing financial returns for utilities have put at risk the ability of the electricity sector in OECD markets to raise the estimated $7.6 trillion in investments needed by 2040 to meet energy policy objectives, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. This investment is needed to simultaneously decarbonize the sector while maintaining energy security.

  • Jan 14, 2015
    GE and KAUST Sign Agreement to Undertake Joint Research to Strengthen Kingdom’s Electricity Sector
    GE has signed a cooperative research agreement with King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) to undertake cutting-edge research on enhancing the fuel flexibility of GE’s advanced gas turbines.

  • Jan 6, 2015
    GE Integrates Solar Energy with Combined Cycle for Landmark Power Project of Saudi Electricity Company in Duba
    Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has selected its long-time partner GE (NYSE:GE) for a project that marks Saudi Arabia’s first integration of a solar field with a combined-cycle plant and the first introduction of condensate as a gas turbine fuel.

  • Jan 6, 2015
    Pennsylvania Power Plant Saves 1.3 Million Gallons of Drinking Water per Day after Installing GE’s Advanced Water Reuse Technology
    Covanta’s Delaware Valley energy-from-waste facility in Chester, Pennsylvania, has saved 1.3 million gallons a day (MGD) from local water supplies by installing GE’s advanced RePAK water reuse technology in the power plant’s cooling tower. GE honored Covanta with the Return on Environment (ROE) award to recognize the company for its noteworthy reductions in water usage.

  • Jan 5, 2015
    Waukesha-Pearce Industries Announced as GE’s Distributor for Waukesha Equipment for the Lower 48 US States
    GE’s Distributed Power business today announces that Waukesha-Pearce Industries (WPI), a long-time Waukesha gas engines distributor in the U.S., is expanding its 30-state territory to now include the 48 states in the lower United States.

  • Jan 5, 2015
    GE’s Distributed Power Launches New Gas Compression Power Packager Program
    GE’s Distributed Power business has launched the new Gas Compression Power Packager program, designed to provide customers in gas compression applications with enhanced access to genuine Waukesha parts and skilled service technicians.

  • Jan 1, 2015
    Outlook Foresees World Wind Market Revival
    POWER Magazine
    Through 2014, 47 GW of new wind power capacity will be installed in China, Brazil, South Africa, Mexico, and other emerging markets, marking a sharp recovery for the global wind industry after four years of relatively flat growth, the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) predicted in its Global Wind Energy Outlook 2014 (GWEO).

  • Dec 19, 2014
    Solar With Batteries to Hit $1 Billion in U.S. by 2018
    Demand for rooftop solar paired with energy storage systems will reach $1 billion in the U.S. within four years, according to GTM Research.

  • Dec 18, 2014
    GE Brings Solar Power to Nigerian Noodle Company
    GE today announced it will supply Northern Noodles Ltd., a subsidiary of DUFIL and Tolaram Group, with solar technology to reduce emissions at a food manufacturing plant in Kaduna, Nigeria. The 575 kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) plant will be integrated with the company’s existing diesel generators and micro-grid system. Once installed, the hybrid solution is expected to deliver 18 percent reduction in diesel fuel and associated emissions at the site. This contract serves as part of GE’s recently renewed “Company-to-Country” agreement with the Government of Nigeria, as part of a larger GE plan to invest $2 billion in Africa by 2018.

  • Dec 18, 2014
    GE Expands Global Wind Presence in Poland with Lewandpol Company
    GE announced that it will supply Lewandpol Company with 27 GE 2.5-103 megawatt (MW) wind turbines for the Galicja Wind Farm in Poland. Ten of the wind turbines are currently under construction, with another 17 planned to begin construction in 2015. Once operational, the 120 MW Galicja Wind Farm will generate the equivalent energy needed to power approximately 52,000 Polish homes for a year. Galicja is GE’s first wind farm in the southern Polish region of Podkarpackie and will be one of the country’s largest wind farms.

  • Dec 9, 2014
    GE Hitachi Ultrasonic Robot Completes Inspection of Buried Pipe at Texas Nuclear Power Plant
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announced today its ultrasonic robot, Surveyor™, successfully inspected a section of underground pipe at the South Texas Project Electric Generating Station. The inspection at the site of two Westinghouse-built pressurized water reactors near Bay City, Texas, marks the first deployment of the state-of-the-art robot at a nuclear power plant.

  • Dec 9, 2014
    GE’s 7F.05 Gas Turbines Reach Full Operation in Saudi Arabia
    The first four highly efficient and flexible GE (NYSE: GE) 7F.05 gas turbines in the field have successfully reached full commercial baseload operation at Saudi Electricity Company’s (SEC) Power Plant (PP) 12 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. By early 2015, all eight units at PP12 will be operating in combined cycle and add nearly 2,000 megawatts, enough power for approximately 2 million homes, to support SEC in meeting its future electricity demands. PP12 is part of Saudi Arabia’s plans to add 33 gigawatts of power generation capacity by 2020.

  • Dec 9, 2014
    Calpine Corporation Selects GE Highly Efficient, Flexible Gas Turbines to Power York 2 Energy Center in Pennsylvania
    GE (NYSE: GE) announced today that it will provide two of its highly efficient and flexible 7F.05 gas turbines to Calpine Corporation (Calpine) for the York 2 Energy Center, a nominal 760-megawatt, dual-fueled, combined-cycle power plant that will be located near York, Pennsylvania, adjacent to Calpine’s existing York Energy Center in Peach Bottom Township.

  • Dec 9, 2014
    Midwest Plant Orders First GE 7F Gas Turbine Dry Low NOx 2.6+ Solution as Latest Adoption of GE’s Power FlexEfficiency* Portfolio Technologies
    A Midwestern U.S. power plant has submitted the first order for GE’s (NYSE: GE) new Dry Low NOx (DLN) 2.6+ combustion upgrade solution to deliver power to its communities more reliably and cost-effectively. The plant is adopting this technology to lower its operational costs and better position itself for current and future power capacity needs in the region it serves. 7F DLN 2.6+, the newest addition to GE’s Power FlexEfficiency* portfolio, was announced today at the POWER-GEN International trade conference.

  • Dec 9, 2014
    New Industry-Leading GE Technologies to Help Accelerate Gas-Powered Energy Producers into Leading Role of Fulfilling U.S. Power Needs
    GE (NYSE: GE) introduced two new breakthrough technologies today to better position its 7F gas turbine customers to play an integral role in meeting current and future energy demands. GE engineered these solutions—the Dry Low NOx (DLN) 2.6+ Combustion and Advanced Compressor upgrades—for its customers with installed assets to help them deliver their power generation commitments more profitably, flexibly and with a significantly lower emissions footprint. These technologies are the latest additions to GE’s Power FlexEfficiency* portfolio of upgrade solutions that harness the combined power of hardware innovations, advanced software and data analytics capabilities.

  • Dec 3, 2014
    LNG Canada Selects GE Oil & Gas High-Efficiency LMS100 Gas Turbine-Compressor Technology for Proposed LNG Facility in British Columbia
    GE Oil & Gas on Tuesday announced LNG Canada Development Inc. has selected GE’s high-efficiency LMS100-PB dry low emission (DLE) aeroderivative gas turbine as well as vertically and horizontally split centrifugal compressor technologies for its proposed gas liquefaction plant for the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Kitimat, British Columbia.

  • Nov 20, 2014
    Victoria Circle Development Utilizes Clarke Energy to Deploy GE Distributed Power Technology
    International consultancy and construction company Mace has selected U.K.-based distributed power developer Clarke Energy to supply two Jenbacher J420 natural gas-fueled engines from GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE). The engines will provide environmentally friendlier, more sustainable power and heat for the first phase of the £380 million Nova, Victoria, redevelopment project, an area of London previously known as Victoria Circle.

  • Nov 19, 2014
    GE Builds Brilliant Future of Wind Energy with 25,000th Wind Turbine Installed
    GE today celebrated its 25,000th wind turbine installation—a milestone for the company which now has more than 38 gigawatts (GW) of installed wind turbines around the world. GE reached the milestone during the installation of a 2.75-103 wind turbine with wind developer Energiekontor at the Uthlede wind farm in Lower Saxony, Germany, earlier this month. The Uthlede wind farm will contain twelve 2.75-103 GE wind turbines—developed and manufactured at the European headquarters of GE’s renewable energy business in Salzbergen, Germany—and will generate the equivalent power needed for approximately 20,000 European households.

  • Nov 19, 2014
    Chief Technology Officer of GE’s Water Business to Lead Panel at Techweek Los Angeles
    GE today announced that Thomas Stanley, chief technology officer—water and process technologies for GE Power & Water, will headline a panel at Techweek Los Angeles. The event—to be held November 17-23 at the Santa Monica Pier—will showcase, celebrate and enable emerging innovation ecosystems in Los Angeles and along the West Coast. This year’s conference marks Techweek’s first exploration into water and energy issues.

  • Nov 18, 2014
    GE’s Distributed Power Expands Presence in Nigeria, Signing Waukesha Gas Engine Sales and Service Agreement with IGPES
    Seeking to further expand its gas engine sales presence in Africa’s oil and gas sector, GE’s Distributed Power business today announced IGPES Gas & Power Limited will serve as the new authorized distributor and service provider for GE’s Waukesha gas engines and genuine parts in Nigeria.

  • Nov 18, 2014
    GE Achieves First Wind Turbine Order in Croatia with RP Global
    GE will supply Vienna-based renewable energy developer RP Global with twelve GE 2.85-103 wind turbines for the Rudine wind farm—GE’s first wind farm in Croatia. The 34 MW project with be co-developed with Croatian wind pioneer Adria Wind Power, and will be located near the southern coastal city of Dubrovnik. The Rudine farm could produce more than 85 gigawatt hours (GWh) of wind energy per year. The wind turbines will help target Croatian renewable energy production goals to provide 20 percent of the country’s final energy consumption by 2020, in concert with the European Union targets.

  • Nov 17, 2014
    New Name, New Level of Efficiency: GE’s Revamped 6F.01 Technology to Help Meet Energy Needs in China
    GE has received an order for three 6F.01 gas turbines from Nanjing Turbine & Electric Machinery Group Co., GE’s local partner in Jiangsu province, China. The order clears the way for construction on the new Huaneng Power Inc. Guilin World Resort Distributed Power Project in Guangxi province.

  • Nov 17, 2014
    GE Teams up with Shanghai New Energy to Bring Greener Power to Shanghai’s International Tourism and Resorts Zone
    : GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business and Shanghai International Tourism and Resorts Zone New Energy Co., Ltd (Shanghai New Energy) celebrated the commissioning of the largest gas engine-based combined cooling, heat and power plant in China. Located in Shanghai’s International Tourism and Resorts Zone, in the center of East Shanghai, the new plant is powered by GE’s ecomagination qualified Jenbacher gas engine technology.

  • Nov 13, 2014
    GE Hitachi Receives Control Rod Blade Order for Swiss Plant
    GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announced it is working to fulfill an order from Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt AG (KKL) for more than 40 GEH Ultra Control Rod Blades. The blades will be installed in the Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant in Leibstadt, Switzerland during the summer of 2015.

  • Nov 6, 2014
    GE Hitachi Selected by U.S. Department of Energy to Lead Advanced Reactor Research and Development Project
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) to lead a research and development project to support advanced reactor technology development. GEH will receive a multi-million dollar federal investment to develop an updated safety assessment of the company’s PRISM sodium-cooled fast reactor.

  • Oct 29, 2014
    GE, Synova and Makino Partner to Develop Advanced Manufacturing Machinery for More Efficient Gas Turbine Production
    GE announces an innovative manufacturing machine designed to produce gas turbine parts using Laser MicroJet® technology, a pioneering laser-cutting method. The development of this machine highlights GE’s partnership with Synova, a leading Swiss provider of innovative laser-cutting systems, using high-precision machining technology from Makino Milling Machine, a world-class Japanese manufacturer of advanced machine tools.

  • Oct 28, 2014
    GE Achieves 1,500 Wind Turbines Installed In Canada
    GE today announced it has achieved its 1,500th installed wind turbine in Canada, bringing GE’s total of installed wind capacity across Canada to 2 gigawatts (GW)—or enough equivalent energy to power over 435,000 Canadian homes. The landmark turbine is a GE 1.6-100 wind turbine for China Longyuan Canada’s Dufferin wind farm. Dufferin is the wind developer’s first wind farm in North America. GE also installed its first Canadian 1.6-100 and 2.85-103 wind turbines in 2014.

  • Oct 27, 2014
    GE Introduces New Biocide for Industrial Cooling Water Systems to Reduce Potential Risk of Legionella Bacteria
    GE today introduced a new biocide for industrial cooling water systems designed to reduce microbiologically influenced corrosion and the potential risk of Legionella bacteria. GE’s Spectrus TD1100E is a non-oxidizing microbiological control agent used to kill or control growth of microbial populations in open evaporative cooling systems.

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