15 Sep '11, 12pm

JCI & GE Unveil Investment, Technology for Greener Power Solutions

JCI & GE Unveil Investment, Technology for Greener Power Solutions

Usually GreenBiz's coverage of Johnson Controls Inc. focuses on its work on energy efficiency in buildings , and lately so has our coverage of General Electric . However, developments in other lines of business for the companies also hold promise for sustainability by offering energy efficient and emissions-busting power solutions. Johnson Controls plans to build a $100-million factory in China for making stop-start batteries for high-efficiency cars. The investment detailed yesterday by JCI, which dominates the auto battery market, is part of the firm's $520-million global commitment to the technology over the next four years. That commitment includes a nearly $140-million project to retool a factory in Ohio (announced in July) and a $280-million investment to boost manufacturing capacity in Germany. Also yesterday, GE took the wraps off the latest addition to its portfol...

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