You Be the Judge: The Best of GEreports.ca in 2015
December 31, 2015
GEreports.ca posts hundreds of stories each year on myriad subjects. How to choose the best? Easy. Let the audience decide. Here, we present the highlights from our most-shared features in 2015.
“Anything I Can Do, We Can Do Better”: Innovation and collaboration struck a chord in 2015, judging by the popularity of coverage from GE’s Ecomagination Innovation Challenge. This story, from February, highlights an open challenge to find solutions to issues surrounding waste heat in the oilsands.
“How to Make Drinkable Water Out of Thin Air”With California’s drought making headlines in 2015, GEreports.ca readers flocked to our April story on how Dutch Rainmaker BV is adapting wind turbine technology to harvest freshwater from the atmosphere.
“Innovation Urgency”: Reducing carbon emissions will be a major theme in 2016, following international agreements reached during December’s COP 21 meetings in Paris. In a GEreports.ca story posted in June, a scientific panel says the challenge will be even steeper in the oilsands.
“These Engineers 3D Printed a Mini Jet Engine — Then Took It to 33,000 RPM”: The field of additive manufacturing is revolutionizing how things are made. How far can it go? See for yourself. Here’s what happened when a group of GE engineers turned their attention to a “fun little side project.”
“Wind Energy In Canada”: Installed capacity for wind power passed the 10,000 MW benchmark this past May, according to the Canadian Wind Energy Association. GEreports.ca’s popular interactive wind map offers a cross-country snapshot of where the resource exists — and where it’s being harnessed.
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