The MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), an interdisciplinary Program of the University set up to tackle the World's most pressing problem of creating a low carbon clean energy infrastructure welcomes GE, the powerhouse industrial group, as a sustaining member into the Program.
The Fairfield, Connecticut-based company this morning unveiled a new solar charging station (below), which will power electric vehicles parked at its facility in Plainville, CT. Earlier in the week, it announced the launch of FlexEfficiency 50, a gas-fired power plant designed largely to complement solar, wind and other renewable-energy technologies. And (also this week) the company made known its intention to buy FMC Tech, a smart grid start-up company based in Ireland.
Whew. As if that weren't enough,
For over four decades, tech junkies from everywhere have descended upon Las Vegas, Nevada at the beginning of the new year for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) -- the largest consumer technology trade show in the world.