Energy at GE

Energy at GE

Energy represents one of the most important business challenges of this century. Its generation, use and transmission is critical to the global economy and personal advancement. Companies need to find ways to deliver more and cleaner energy while producing fewer environmental impacts in their operations and value chains. To respond to this challenge and engage with governments on the best ways to deliver cleaner, more efficient and effective supplies of energy to a growing global population, GE has made a significant commitment to optimize our own use of energy.

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A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 2)
In part one of this dialogue, #NewMetrics channel co-curator Bill Baue and Judy Sandford, Senior Strategist for Sustainability Communications...
Dec 3, 2013 2:45 PM ET
A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 1)
As with many companies, General Electric is nearing the end-date for many of its sustainability goals — such as its goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% by 2015 (from a 2004 baseline) — and so is actively gearing up for a new...
Nov 26, 2013 2:30 PM ET
New “Flexible” Power Plants Sway to Keep Up with Renewables
Shifting rapidly with the weather, the supply of renewable power can be quite changeable. Most power plants, however, are anything but. Unable to ramp up or down quickly and efficiently, conventional facilities lack the ability to capitalize on a growing influx of wind and solar power to the grid. Now the technology behind power plants is shifting in response. In California, two new "...
Nov 21, 2013 9:30 AM ET
Vegetable Power: How the Green Fields of Kenya are Leading an Off-Grid Revolution
“If you don’t have power, it is difficult to achieve economic growth and better living standards,” observes George Njenga, GE Distributed Power Regional Leader, Sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that more than two-thirds of the population of Sub-Sahara Africa is without electricity, and more than 85% of those living in rural areas lack access to the...
Oct 11, 2013 10:45 AM ET
Gamechanger: Next Generation Wind Turbines With Storage Are Cheap, Reliable And Brilliant
Wind companies are always trying to making their next turbine spin more efficiently and generate more power than the last, just as car companies are looking for better fuel efficiency and engine power. Advances usually come in small jumps in both cases, with a single percentage improvement cause for celebration. GE announced a...
Aug 14, 2013 2:00 PM ET