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GE shifts energy efforts into ‘Park’

Fairfield company teams with NYC outfit to make wind-driven car-charge stations.

GE to partner with Obama in ‘Power Africa’ initiative

GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt called Power Africa "a win for economic development in both Africa and the U.S."

Conn. firms announce flurry of deals at Paris Air Show

Connecticut firms agreed to $48 million in anticipated sales at last year’s air show, according to state officials.

Report: GE Capital searching for next CEO

General Electric Co. is reported to be searching for an eventual successor to Michael Neal, who has led the industrial giant's financial arm since 2005.

Greenwich firm, GE team to turn waste into clean energy

General Electric Co. will partner with a Greenwich firm, Green Waste Energy Inc., in the development of a series of advanced recycling and energy conversion (AREC) plants to be built around the globe.

Immelt sounds warning on Europe; GE shares slip

Despite first-quarter earnings that beat analysts' projections, stock in General Electric Co. was down about 4 percent at noon April 19 as CEO Jeffrey Immelt warned of worse-than-expected conditions in Europe.

Report: Immelt won’t rule out GE Capital spinoff

Speaking at a conference in Sydney, General Electric Co. CEO Jeff Immelt reportedly said the company would consider spinning off its financial services unit, but that there are no current plans to do so.

On the Town 3-21-13

Mount Kisco’s Grand Prix New York and Spins Bowl has appointed Joseph Walsh as executive chef of its catering facility and FUEL restaurant.

GE, Under Armour to work with NFL to stem concussion issue

The National Football League will partner with GE and Under Armour Inc. as part of the four-year, $60 million Head Health Initiative to study, treat and ultimately help to prevent sports-related concussions.

Report: GE sues Whirlpool, suppliers

General Electric Co. alleges a price-fixing scheme in a lawsuit filed late last week in Kentucky against a unit of competitor Whirlpool Corp. and two European suppliers, according to reports.

GE Capital survey projects music industry growth

Music industry executives say an increase in consumer demand will lead to higher overall sales and a higher proportion of online sales in 2013, according to a new survey by GE Capital's Commercial Distribution Finance (CDF) unit.

GE to sell NBC stake for $16.7B

Three years and change after announcing plans to reduce its stake in NBCUniversal in a deal with Comcast Corp., General Electric Co. has agreed to sell its remaining 49 percent stake to the cable provider for $16.7 billion.

Keeping it in the family

If southwest Connecticut seeks to stay competitive, it is vital for Fairfield County’s universities and business development programs – with the help of private investors and government – to continue to place emphasis on developing the STEM fields.

Pratt & Whitney beats out GE in Embraer deal

Pratt & Whitney was selected by aircraft manufacturer Embraer SA to build the engines that will equip the second generation of Embraer's E-series models, the companies announced Jan. 8.

PETA calls on GE, others to halt animal testing

The nonprofit People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has filed shareholder resolutions with four companies, including General Electric Co., calling for detailed new procedures that would reduce and replace animal use in research and development.