Jul 052011
 

General Electric (GE) says that over 100 products have been brought to market since launching its Ecomagination project in 2005.

Phase I of its latest Challenge has already resulted in 12 commercial partnerships aimed at developing the next generation of power grid technologies (including the outright acquisition of smart grid technology company FMC-Tech), and now the winners of Phase II: Powering Your Home have just been announced. GE has awarded five innovators US$100,000 each to further develop their technologies and also partnered with ten home energy technology companies.

From a field of over 800 innovation submissions for second phase of its Challenge, GE’s panel of judges has chosen five to receive a cash injection to advance the development of the various clean technology concepts – including solar, communications and software and building efficiency technologies. In no particular order of preference, the winners are:

A student run initiative from London called E.quinox that’s developing a financially sustainable, off grid, stand-alone renewable energy solution for developing countries.

From a field of over 800 innovation submissions for second phase of its Challenge, GE’s panel of judges has chosen five to receive a cash injection to advance the development of the various clean technology concepts – including solar, communications and software and building efficiency technologies. In no particular order of preference, the winners are:

A student run initiative from London called E.quinox that’s developing a financially sustainable, off grid, stand-alone renewable energy solution for developing countries.

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