Friday, September 20, 2019

Extreme Measures: At 107 Meters, The World’s Largest Wind Turbine Blade...

How long is the world’s largest wind turbine blade? Stretching 107 meters, the blade is longer than a football field and equal to 1.4...

Small-hydro Solutions with Big Impact in Myanmar

With growth comes opportunity but benefiting from that opportunity for a nation’s citizens is inevitably linked to access to electricity. That’s why electrification is...

ROC Stars: A Desk In Barcelona’s Startup District Keeps Europe’s Wind...

The brick chimneys of Barcelona’s Poblenou district — the city’s old industrial quarter, squeezed between the avant-garde towers of Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral...

Break It To Make It: These Two Women Are Helping Build...

For the last two summers, Claire Stortstrom and Kristen Hanrahan have set up shop for a day in an empty office in downtown New...

A Towering Achievement: This Summer In Holland, GE Will Build The...

Rotterdam’s famous windmills, cube houses, and tulip gardens will soon have to compete for attention with a towering newcomer. GE announced plans this week...

Spin Doctors: How Software And Engineering Savvy Helps GE Squeeze The...

Over 150 years ago, a budding English economist named William Stanley Jevons warned that a policy of energy efficiency might not be sufficient to...

A Place In The Sun: This New York County Is Working...

Kurt Vonnegut, who spent several years working as a GE publicist in Schenectady, New York, once blamed reviewers unfamiliar with the town for getting...

Leading The Charge: As Battery Storage Sweeps The World, GE Finds...

The grizzly bear might be one of California’s most beloved and visible symbols — adorning the state’s flag and seal — but now another...

Bring More Renewables To Your Home

Hackathons, the whirlwind competitions that challenge developers to solve complex problems in a short period, are like the Olympics for computer programmers. Teams compete...