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GE seeking approval to install solar array

BY KRISTIN SCHULTZ Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — GE wants to lasso the sun and store it in Niskayuna. Managers of the GE Global Research Center have asked the Planning Board for approval to install 700 solar panels — for now…


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GE startup designs a less painful blood test

By John Cropley Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Getting blood drawn for medical testing may become quicker, less painful and more informal with new technology being developed by a General Electric startup. The device developed by Drawbridge Health is usable by untrained personnel,…


A shot of the 3D printing machine with one of the engineers in GE's Pilot Development Center on the campus in Niskayuna. (Photo courtesy of GE)

GE, GloFo putting energy into efficiency

BY STEPHEN WILLIAMS Gazette Reporter CAPITAL REGION — General Electric Global Research and GlobalFoundries have received three of the first 10 research contracts awarded under a new U.S. Department of Energy energy efficiency manufacturing research program. GE’s Niskayuna research center…






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Cleanup plan set for former GE landfill in Niskayuna

BY BETHANY BUMP Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — The state Department of Environmental Conservation is recommending monitoring and some excavation at a site containing an old, contaminated landfill on GE Global Research’s 525-acre campus in Niskayuna. More than 112 tons of…




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$500 million pledged for power electronics consortium

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and national and local business and technology leaders gathered this morning to unveil the New York Power Electronics Manufacturing Consortium, a half-billion-dollar initiative to develop the next generation of semiconductor technology. The public-private investment totals $500 million,…