GE CEO: “Cleantech Is Not An Ideology”

Reposted from RenewEconomy (image added): Jeff Immelt, chairman and CEO of global industrial giant and leading energy supply company GE, had just a few words to say during a lightning visit to Australia this week to meet clients, sign deals and announce winners of the company’s first “ecomagination” low carbon challenge … [continued]

Stop the Environment vs Economy Nonsense… or ‘risk becoming irrelevant’, Leading Investor Says (VIDEO)

A top GE executive is calling the political battle between economy and environment “nonsense.”

In a video interview (featured below) at an international clean energy investment conferencelast week, Mark Vachon, vice president of GE’s successful Ecomagination program, hailed “environmental performance” as a key driver for business. […]

GE Buying One of Its Ecomagination Challenge Contestants

GE, which you would think sponsors us given the large number of articles we’ve written about it this week (it doesn’t), recently announced that it is buying one of the top contenders in its Ecomagination Challenge. FMC-Tech, a company based in Ireland that provides real-time power line monitoring to help with quicker commercialization of power grid technology, is the company about to get bought out by GE.