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The World’s Largest Indoor Farm Produces 10,000 Heads of Lettuce a Day in Japan

The World’s Largest Indoor Farm Produces 10,000 Heads of Lettuce a Day in Japan

A former Sony Corporation semiconductor factory in Japan has been converted into the world’s largest indoor farm. Japanese plant physiologist Shigeharu Shimamura, CEO of Mirai Co., partnered with GE

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GE Announces $10B Investment in Clean Energy R&D, Including Eco-Friendlier Fracking?

GE Announces $10B Investment in Clean Energy R&D, Including Eco-Friendlier Fracking?

Wind turbine image / Shutterstock The US-based conglomerate General Electric recently announced that it will spend an additional $10 billion researching and developing clean energy technologies over

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GE’s New ‘Magnetocaloric’ Refrigerator Cools Food With Water And Magnets

GE’s New ‘Magnetocaloric’ Refrigerator Cools Food With Water And Magnets

GE just developed a brand new refrigerator that uses special magnetic materials to achieve temperatures cold enough to freeze water. The magnetic fridge is estimated to be 20% more efficient than current

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GE Unveils the World’s Most Efficient Wind Turbine: The ‘Brilliant’ 2.5-120

GE Unveils the World’s Most Efficient Wind Turbine: The ‘Brilliant’ 2.5-120

General Electric (GE) has stepped up its investment in clean energy over the past few years, and the company just announced the world’s most efficient high-output wind turbine – the

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General Electric Unveils Its New Durathon Battery for Lower-Cost Zero Emission Electric Buses

General Electric Unveils Its New Durathon Battery for Lower-Cost Zero Emission Electric Buses

Researchers at GE Global Research have achieved a first step in reducing the cost of zero emission buses, with a vehicle powered by General Electric’s new Durathon battery in tandem with a lithium

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Sanya Skypump: World’s First Integrated Wind-Powered EV Charging Station Installed in Barcelona

Sanya Skypump: World’s First Integrated Wind-Powered EV Charging Station Installed in Barcelona

The world's first fully integrated wind-powered EV charging station has been installed in Barcelona, Spain. The charging station, known as the Sanya Skypump, was unveiled today by Urban Green Energy and

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New Report Accuses Major Corporations of Climate Change Hypocrisy

New Report Accuses Major Corporations of Climate Change Hypocrisy

Photo via Shutterstock A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists accuses several major US corporations of saying one thing and doing another when it comes to climate change. The

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Nissan and GE Unveil New EV Technology That Lets Your EV Power Your House

Nissan and GE Unveil New EV Technology That Lets Your EV Power Your House

Using the energy from your electric car to power your house during a blackout is an advancement that could be just around the corner, thanks to new technology that General Electric and Nissan showed off

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Arnold Schwarzenegger & Project Green Light Launch “Sustainia” to Inspire Sustainable Living

Arnold Schwarzenegger & Project Green Light Launch “Sustainia” to Inspire Sustainable Living

Sustainia, an ambitious initiative by Project Green Light to present a virtual realization of a truly sustainable world, was launched March 7 at the University of Geneva by Arnold Schwarzenegger and

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GE Will Build the United States’ Largest Solar Panel Factory

GE Will Build the United States’ Largest Solar Panel Factory

GE has just announced their plans to build the largest solar panel factory in the U.S. The company will spend 600 million dollars on the new factory and their goal is to produce of 400 megawatts of

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Hawaii’s Oahu Island Could Receive 25% of its Electricity from Wind and Solar

Hawaii’s Oahu Island Could Receive 25% of its Electricity from Wind and Solar

Hawaii is famous for many things - surfing, Hawaii 5-0, grass skirts, and the sun, so it seems obvious that the islands would embrace solar power. A new study by Hawaii's Natural Energy Institute (HNEI)

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GE Unveils LED Bulb With Jet Engine Cooling Technology

GE Unveils LED Bulb With Jet Engine Cooling Technology

In another win for energy-efficient lighting, GE has just unveiled an experimental LED bulb that is part light fixture and part jet plane. Developed in collaboration with professors at the University of

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GE and Yves Béhar Unveil Superfast WattStation EV Charger

GE and Yves Béhar Unveil Superfast WattStation EV Charger

If you read Inhabitat on the regular, you know that two topics we're gaga about are electric vehicles and industrial design mastermind Yves Béhar. That's why we're thrilled to announce that Béhar and

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GE Gives Santa a High-Tech Green Sleigh

GE Gives Santa a High-Tech Green Sleigh

Santa's sleigh has used the same old design for too long. After all, we have so many new green innovations that could streamline its flight and make Santa and the reindeer more comfortable. Enter Santa's

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TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE Evolution Hybrid

TRANSPORTATION TUESDAY: GE Evolution Hybrid

We've done bikes, cars, boats, and even planes here at Transportation Tuesday, but we never expected to see this one. As part of General Electric's ecomagination campaign, the engineers behind this

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GENERAL ELECTRIC ECOMAGINATION

GENERAL ELECTRIC ECOMAGINATION

The folks at General Electric have recently put together a series of informative, compelling, and visually stunning videos as part of their Ecomagination “commitment.” Here’s a video

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