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  • GE Helps Upgrade Mississippi City Grid; Todd Jackson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Helps Upgrade Mississippi City Grid; Todd Jackson Comments

    GE has been selected to help modernize the power grid of a city in Mississippi with the goal of helping the city fulfill energy usage requirements. Holly Springs City will use GE's solutions-as-a-service offering to detect power outages, inform utilities about these disruptions and monitor city assets, GE said Thursday. Todd Jackson, product line leader […] More

  • HP Adds GE Energy to Data Center Partner Program; Jeff Schnitzer, Doug Oathout Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP Adds GE Energy to Data Center Partner Program; Jeff Schnitzer, Doug Oathout Comment

    Hewlett-Packard has added GE's energy business unit to its partnership program for developing data center technologies and platforms. GE Energy joined the HP AllianceOne Partner Program and deployed four PowerMOD modular containers that work to back up HP’s EcoPOD data centers for clients, GE said Thursday. Jeff Schnitzer, general manager at GE’s critical power business, said […] More

  • GE, Nextant Aerospace Team to Refurbish Legacy Air Fleets; Brad Mottier Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE, Nextant Aerospace Team to Refurbish Legacy Air Fleets; Brad Mottier Comments

    GE Aviation and Nextant Aerospace have collaborated for a partnership to refurbish legacy aircraft fleets with new GE engines. The first product under the strategic partnership is Nextant’s G90XT turboprop, which is based on the King Air C90 fleet and will incorporate GE's H80 engines, powerplants, Garmin-integrated flight deck as well as an upgraded airframe, […] More

  • Peter Lefkowitz Appointed GE's Chief Privacy Counsel; Brackett Denniston Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Peter Lefkowitz Appointed GE’s Chief Privacy Counsel; Brackett Denniston Comments

    General Electric has appointed Peter Lefkowitz chief privacy counsel, effective September 9, 2013. He previously served as vice president of privacy and security legal and chief privacy officer at Oracle where he worked closely with Oracle corporate security on privacy and security oversight and compliance, according to a GE statement. Brackett Denniston, GE SVP and General […] More

  • Citigroup, GE, Pattern Energy Invest in Texas Wind Farm - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Citigroup, GE, Pattern Energy Invest in Texas Wind Farm

    Citigroup, General Electric and Pattern Energy Group LP will make equity investments to help build and operate a Texas wind farm intended to supply electricity to 60,000 U.S. households by late 2014. Pattern will help run and maintain the 218-megawatt facility that has been commissioned to supply Citigroup Energy with power under an offtake agreement, […] More

  • GE Designs Video Tracking Device for UAVs; Chris Jobling Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Designs Video Tracking Device for UAVs; Chris Jobling Comments

    General Electric Intelligent Platforms has rolled out a miniature video tracking and image stabilization device is intended for man portable and unmanned vehicle platforms, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes the ADEPT3000 technology contains on-board serial interfaces and is designed to operate in harsh usage environments. The device measures 1.3 inches by […] More

  • GE, DOE Sandia Labs Explore Low-Noise Wind Turbines; Mark Jonkhof Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE, DOE Sandia Labs Explore Low-Noise Wind Turbines; Mark Jonkhof Comments

    General Electric‘s technology development arm and a U.S. Energy Department laboratory are exploring methods to reduce noise levels and increase the power output of wind turbines. Sandia National Laboratories provided a supercomputer for GE scientists to predict the aerodynamic behavior of wind-turbine blades and gain insights to improve rotor design, GE said Thursday. To address […] More

  • MITRE's Al Grasso Recognized as STEM Leader by STEMconnector - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MITRE’s Al Grasso Recognized as STEM Leader by STEMconnector

    Al Grasso, MITRE Corp.’s president and CEO, has been named to STEMconnector’s “100 CEO Leaders in STEM” list based on his commitment to the advancement of science technology engineering and math activities. According to a MITRE statement, participates in a number of STEM programs including the National GEM Consortium, an annual Young Women in Engineering Day, […] More

  • Accenture, GE Form Big Data and Analytics Team; Bill Ruh Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture, GE Form Big Data and Analytics Team; Bill Ruh Comments

    Accenture and General Electric have entered a partnership that aims to offer firms applications that work to manage programs and systems for business operations. The alliance aims to develop cloud computing, big data and analytics technologies that aim to address system issues and develop ways to monitor and control enterprise activities, the companies said Tuesday. […] More

  • EMC-VMware Data Analytics Spin-Off Receives $105M Investment from GE - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    EMC-VMware Data Analytics Spin-Off Receives $105M Investment from GE

    Pivotal, a data analytics startup spun out of EMC and VMware, has received a $105 million investment from General Electric, according to a CRN article. Steven Burke writes that Pivotal’s investment represents a 10 percent stake and puts the company’s value at more than $1 billion. The company has 1,400 employees and combines both big data and cloud offerings from the two […] More

  • Serco Names GE Vet Alpna Khera CEO of the Frontline Services Business in India - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco Names GE Vet Alpna Khera CEO of the Frontline Services Business in India

    Serco has named Alpna Khera CEO of the company’s Frontline Services business in India, The Hindu Business Line reports. Khera will lead the development of Serco India’s frontline services business with a focus in transportation, healthcare, and education services. Frontline services provide operational support for education and IT infrastructure among others, according to the article. The […] More

  • GE Wins Navy Aircraft Engine Upgrade Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Wins Navy Aircraft Engine Upgrade Order

    General Electric's (NYSE: GE) aviation business unit won a $9,258,449 Navy cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order to upgrade engine systems for Naval aircraft. The Defense Department said GE will also provide engineering services for the Navy’s Aircraft Engine Component Improvement Program. GE will perform work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order in Lynn, Mass. The Pentagon expects GE to complete […] More

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