Why GE is now trying to become the IBM of energy storage – and what others can learn from it

General Electric's (GE) efforts to innovate within energy storage have been a bitter experience: It has been working on molten-salt batteries for more than six years (see the June 30, 2009 LRESJ), and invested $170 million into a U.S. factory in Schenectady to manufacture this relatively unique c...

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