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World’s First Integrated Wind-Powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station Installed in Barcelona

US-based renewable energy group Urban Green Energy and GE have unveiled the world’s first integrated wind powered electric vehicle charging station. The innovative Sanya Skypump pairs UGE’s cutting-edge vertical wind turbines with GE’s electric vehicle (EV) charging technology to offer

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GE’s Gas Engine CHP Systems to Power London 2012 Olympic Games

Two new energy centers in London’s Stratford Cityand Kings Yard areas are to supply 10 megawatts (MW) of efficient power, heating and cooling for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games as well as East London’s businesses and residential

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GE Researchers Developing At-home Refueling Station for NG Vehicles

In what could help fuel widespread adoption of NG (natural gas) vehicles in the US and globally, GE researchers, in partnership with Chart Industries and scientists at the University of Missouri, have been awarded a program through Advanced Research Projects

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World’s Most Efficient Wind Turbine to Make European Debut

GE will supply 31 of its 1.6-100 wind turbines for Fina Enerji’s Tayakadin wind project in Istanbul, Turkey, which will supply enough clean, wind-generated electricity to meet the needs of more than 14,000 Turkish households. The project will mark the

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GE Energy Introduces Advanced Smart Metering Solution for IEC Markets

GE has introduced the SGM1100, a PRIME (Power Line Intelligent Metering Evolution) PLC compliant smart meter designed for global utilities following IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) requirements. The SGM1100 provides utilities with a cost-effective and flexible solution to meet the requirements

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EDF and GE to Develop Most Flexible and Efficient Gas-Fired Power Plant in France

Electricite de France (EDF), one of the world’s largest utilities, and GE plan to jointly develop and install the world’s first FlexEfficiency* 50 Combined Cycle Power plant to be connected to a national grid. The move marks the latest development

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GE Expands Smart Grid Portfolio and Extends its Reach in Ireland

GE has finalised the acquisition of Ireland-based FMC-Tech, a leading provider of smart grid technology equipment providing real-time power line monitoring capabilities. The acquisition, first announced in May, marks another milestone in both GE’s dedication to smart grid excellence and

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GE to Offer Production-Based Availability Guarantees on All Wind Turbines

GE has expanded its Wind Services portfolio in Europe to include Production Based Availability Guarantees (PBA) as an option for new and existing operations and maintenance contracts on all GE 1.5 and 2.5 megawatt series wind turbines. Available later this

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GE Power Plant Enables Greater Use of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas on Power Grid

GE has unveiled a first-of-its-kind power plant engineered to deliver an unprecedented combination of flexibility and efficiency. By rapidly ramping up and down in response to fluctuations in wind and solar power, the technology will enable the integration of more

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Better Incentives Needed to Stimulate Widespread Water Reuse and Recycling

The world’s urban and industrial water use is projected to double by 2050, yet one fifth of the world’s population, or some 1.2 billion people, already lives in areas of water scarcity. One of the best ways to stretch our

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