GE wants a more efficient motor

General Electric (GE) has been working to create a more efficient electric motor for battery-powered EVs and hybrid vehicles.

For GE, the future is Chevy's Volt

For an individual, moving to a hybrid or electric vehicle may or may not pan out in the long run.

Morpho butterfly wings inspire thermal imaging breakthrough

GE commercials used to tout the fact that the company brought good things to life. Well, the corporation's tagline these days is "imagination at work," and I think both slogans adequately describe what GE does very well.

GE wind turbines take off

Since its May launch, wind power developers have committed a total of $2.7 billion - and placed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) in orders - for the 1.6-100 wind turbine from General Electric (GE). 

Huge Oregon wind farm gets Google backing

We’ve been keeping a close eye on the Shepherd’s Flat wind farm in rural Oregon, not just because it is right in our backyard, but because it is poised to become the world’s largest wind farm as well.

GE takes electric cars on feel good tour

General Electric (GE) has a general interest in all things electric, the future of the electric vehicle (EV) in particular. 

GE: China deals will boost U.S. jobs

Thousands of jobs and lots of money in exports - according to General Electric, that's the payoff for the U.S. economy from five joint ventures the company plans to do with Chinese partners. 

Electric car market gains focus

Pike Research is out with a forecast for electric vehicles for 2011 that doesn't quite suggest the fuzzy, question-filled market will gain perfect clarity, but does predict a "year in which many … answers will come into greater focus."  

GE taps jet engine cooling technology in LED bulbs

GE scientists and researchers at the University of Maryland have designed a prototype 1,500-lumen LED bulb that taps jet engine cooling technology to prevent overheating.

GE touts hybrid Halogen-CFL light bulb

GE has introduced an incandescent-shaped light bulb that combines the instant brightness of halogen technology with the energy efficiency of a compact fluorescent (CFL) bulb.