The GE Energy Ecosystem portfolio has been unveiled at the Powering Vietnam conference in Hanoi, resonating interconnected system of digital and industrial technologies with country’s energy agenda to deliver affordable, reliable, and more sustainable production, distribution, and consumption of energy.
US energy giant GE has just announced the handover of the 1,000MW Manjung 4 power plant to Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), the largest electricity utility in Malaysia, following two years of successful commercial operation.
The energy ecosystem is undergoing unprecedented changes driven by advancements in technology, growing concern for the environment, changing consumer behaviour, new policies, changes in fuel availability and pricing, and resource constraints. Complex interrelationships across the entire energy ecosystem pose challenges to power leaders everywhere. However, the new digital age is now providing the means for power leaders to drive efficiencies, uncover business opportunities, and better serve consumers. Hai Tram reports.
State President Tran Dai Quang spoke highly of General Electric’s plan to expand investment in Viet Nam in such areas as energy, aviation and medical equipment at his meeting with Chairman and CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt on April 14.
On March 22, Vinmec International Hospital held a press conference with the participation of professor Gustav von Schulthess, director of the Nuclear Medicine Clinic at the University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland, to talk about Vinmec’s achievements through cooperation with University Hospital, and what the two sides are planning in order to improve the quality of cancer treatment for Vietnamese patients.
American industrial giant GE today announced its new global Powering Efficiency Centre of Excellence (COE), which brings together cross-business experts in its energy businesses to apply a total plant hardware and software solution approach to boost the efficiency of the world’s new and existing coal-fired power plants and significantly reduce their emissions.
Although women fill close to half of all jobs in the world economy, they hold less than 25 per cent of positions in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). American company GE has shown the positive impact of narrowing the gap.
At the end of December 2016, Lai Chau Hydropower Plant is going to officially come into operation, one year ahead of schedule. As a significant contributor to this success, GE added to its tradition of quality and reliability and reaffirmed its commitment to customers in Vietnam.
Investing in renewable energy sources, particularly wind power, is key to address Vietnam’s growing electricity demand and to ensure the nation’s energy security as well as green growth strategy. The successful path towards this ultimate goal now depend on what policies and technologies Vietnam will take on to make the nation’s fully untapped potential a reality. Hai Tram reports.
Smallworld, GE’s suite of Geospatial Information System (GIS) software, brings network assets together and enables utilities to streamline business processes, boost productivity, and provide better services to customers. Hai Tram reports.
Vietnam’s national electricity grid faces challenges that GE Energy Connections can help solve, making the overall system more reliable and efficient.
On the sidelines of the 2016 Bloomberg ASEAN Business Summit, Wouter Van Wersch, president and CEO of GE ASEAN, talked to VIR’s Hong Anh about GE’s outlook for business in the region – particularly in Vietnam – as well as the company’s hope to co-operate with governments and the private sector to drive growth here.
“When Industry marries Digital” is the theme of GE Digital’s campaign around the ASEAN.
GE’s Predix platform, much like Microsoft or Android, gives Industrial Internet app developers common base services and features so that they do not have to start from scratch every time. By making it easier, the company is stepping up efforts to make Predix the language of the Industrial Internet.