Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Advent International Acquires GE’s Distributed Power Business For $3.25 Billion

GE and the private equity group Advent International completed Advent’s $3.25 billion acquisition of GE’s Distributed Power business today. The unit, now rebranded as INNIO, is...

Let There Be Light: How GE Rebuilt An Iraqi Power Plant...

In March 2017, the GE Power team returned to Al Qayara — an Iraqi town about 46 miles from Mosul, a city then still...

New Plan Involving GE Will Recharge Iraq’s Energy Sector And Economy

A decade ago, some parts of Iraq averaged a mere four hours of electricity per day. Today the typical Iraqi still has only 16...

Take A Load Off: How Software Is Cutting The Power Bill...

The city of Belfort in northeastern France knows all about speed and power. The hardworking town, which lies between the Vosges and Jura mountains,...

Flick Of The Switch: Engineers Use Plasma To Convert DC To...

In Los Angeles, people run their air conditioners using power generated by dams a thousand miles north in the Columbia River Gorge. Those in...

Sea Change: GE Installs The Last Turbine At One Of Germany’s...

For a while, the huge parking lot behind GE’s wind turbine factory in Saint-Nazaire, France, looked like a base for AT-AT walkers, filled with rows...

Switch It Up: This Tech Helps Take The World’s Largest Offshore...

The Haliade-X turbine has the potential to blow the offshore wind industry to the next level. Standing 260 meters tall from its heel to blade tips...

Thinking Smaller: Microgrids And Big Data Can Bring Electricity To Rural...

Power grids don’t come cheap: It can cost as much as $300,000 a mile to string a set of high-voltage wires. This can be...

Zapping Blackouts: India Is Giving Its National Grid An All-Seeing Eye

Deepak Pandey still remembers the chaos of the world’s worst electrical outage. At 1:02 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, millions of people across India...