GE’s power technology generates a quarter of the world’s daily electricity. Now, that’s a lot of power! Today there are nearly 10,000 GE gas turbines installed around the world. In this visualization, we took a look at 713 of these...
The Great Energy Debate
November 25, 2011
It’s easy to take energy for granted. We expect to flip a switch and voila. Germany’s transition away from nuclear energy gives us another reason to think a bit harder about energy and where it comes from. Here, we investigate the...
September 15, 2011
After teaming up with some of the best-known venture capital firms and challenging businesses, entrepreneurs, innovators and students to build the next generation power grid in a $200 million innovation challenge, we are thrilled to report...
What’s Your Energy Source?
August 4, 2011
Eight percent of the energy we use in the United States comes from renewable sources. This interactive visualization investigates these renewable energy sources with regards to volume, cost, pros and cons. See for yourself how solar power...
Natural Gas Is Everywhere
June 1, 2011
Who has it? Who produces it? Who uses it? All of these questions and more are answered in this interactive piece which explores how natural gas stacks up against other fossil fuels.
A Low Carbon Australia
May 26, 2011
Australia has been lagging, in comparison to other countries, in transitioning to a low carbon economy. To kick start this, Australia needs to up its carbon productivity by using less energy and emitting less pollution. There’s a long...
Smarter Technology for a Smart Grid
May 25, 2011
In order to make the most of renewable energy sources, we need systems that are flexible enough to respond to changing conditions. GE’s new FlexEfficiency technology can adapt to incorporate renewable power sources when the sun is...
Let’s hear it for LEDs
April 21, 2011
There has been lots of chatter about LEDs lately, so this visualization aims to set the record straight as to why LEDs deserve the spotlight. Compared to both incandescent and CFL bulbs, LEDs are not only more energy efficient, but they...
Lighting Up Tower Bridge
April 20, 2011
London’s Tower Bridge is not only a major tourist attraction, but also an exceptional achievement of engineering and architecture. GE has teamed up with London’s City Hall, City of London Corporation, and EDF to install a...
April 19, 2011
Hawaii could be on its way to becoming one of the leaders in renewable energy. This visualization highlights some of the key findings from the Oahu Wind Integration Study, showing how Hawaii could effectively leverage solar and wind power...
The Future of Solar
April 8, 2011
The U.S. Government has recently set ambitious goals for renewable energy. Here, we take a look at the energy landscape over the past 60 years and the role of solar energy in achieving those goals.
Understanding Electric Vehicles
March 11, 2011
There is great excitement about electric vehicles, and also questions about this new form of engine. Here, we investigate driving patterns, potential savings and differences between the types of electric vehicles on the market.
Going Long and Going Green
February 3, 2011
The big game means big fun - and as this infographic demonstrates, major power consumption from TVs. The good news is that new tools appear every day to helps us manage power consumption, as evidenced by the ideas submitted to the Powering...
How Much CO2 Is Created By…
January 6, 2011
Every action, every event, every person, everything emits a certain amount of carbon. This interactive visualization examines some of those scenarios. Play around to learn some interesting and surprising information about how much carbon...
Powering the Kitchen
January 5, 2011
It’s 10 p.m. Do you know how much energy your kitchen appliances are using? You will, with Brillion technology, which can connect your appliances to a smart meter that you can access via your computer or mobile device. The visualization...
January 4, 2011
Homes inspired by ecomagination have all the latest technology to measure energy use. This infographic depicts how the Nucleus tracks different energy sources and feeds this information back to a smart meter, compelling consumers to create...
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
October 29, 2010
Electric Vehicles are here and GE is helping to make them a reality by connecting charging stations in cities, businesses and homes to the electrical grid. This infographic is a high-level overview of how the system works.
Ecomagination Challenge: Powering the Grid
September 3, 2010
Global energy use is rapidly increasing while our supplies of traditional fossil fuels are running out. The $200 million GE Ecomagination Challenge was created to find and fund new and better ways to create, connect and use energy as we...
Home Appliance Energy Use
April 22, 2010
In the United States, over 20% of our total energy consumption is residential. In fact, in the United States, we are the 7th largest per capita consumer of residential energy. Where is all of that energy going? Are you living with a...
World of Records
July 25, 2012
Setting a world record is the ultimate achievement and, no doubt, the goal for all athletes around the world. This interactive visualization highlights 100+ years of world records for summer Olympic events and can be viewed all at once, by...
500 Steps Closer to Winning the War Against Cancer
March 26, 2012
In September 2011, GE and partners launched a $100 million open innovation challenge which sought to identify and accelerate ideas that advance breast cancer early detection and diagnostics. Explore the 500 submissions through this...
China’s Heart Health
March 5, 2012
There is a great need for increased healthcare throughout China, specifically around cardiovascular disease, which accounts for 12.4% of the disease burden. In this visualization we take a look at some of the contributing factors and some...
February 3, 2012
24 hours. 125,000+ scans. And that’s just a percentage of the data coming from GE’s installed base of medical imaging equipment. Our technology works hour after hour, and day after day, allowing doctors to see what’s really happening...
Images of Health
November 25, 2011
Every GE Healthcare ultrasound system is designed with physicians and patients in mind. Specialized systems. Innovative solutions. Extraordinary images.
Breast Cancer in China
November 10, 2011
Breast cancer is a global issue and the sooner we are able to detect it, the better. This visualization explores the rise of breast cancer in urban China (compared to the US) and continues to prove the need for technology that will help...
The Breast Cancer Conversation
September 12, 2011
Want to know what’s going on with breast cancer? Here, we take a close look at the ongoing conversation happening among Twitter’s millions of users. Take a look and then join the conversation.
September 7, 2011
Did you know only 32% of women 18+ engage in regular physical activity? Now is the perfect time to take control of your health and manage factors that may be controllable. This visualization highlights some of those factors.
July 19, 2011
When you have heartburn, do you also feel nauseous? Or if you're experiencing insomnia, do you tend to put on a few pounds, or more? By combing through 7.2 million of our electronic medical records, we have created a disease network to...
The Unknown Killer
July 6, 2011
Many people enter into a hospital for one reason, but end up staying there for another – Healthcare Associated Infections. HAIs take more lives than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. It is important to recognize this hidden...
Stats of the Union iPad App
May 12, 2011
GE is proud to present its very first data visualization iPad application. Now, it’s possible to examine over 70 health indicators at the community level across the United States with only the pinch of a finger. Visit the itunes store to...
Women and Strokes
February 28, 2011
Stroke is one of the leading causes of death. If you’re a woman, your risk is increased. If you’re an African American woman, your risk is increased even more. This visualization takes a look at stroke incidents and deaths by ethnic...
Heart Disease: Myth vs. Fact
February 28, 2011
Heart disease only affects the older population – right? Wrong! Women as young as 30 can be at risk for heart disease. There are a lot of myths out there about heart disease and this visualization highlights five in an effort to uncover...
February 22, 2011
Electronic medical records have become increasingly important for both healthcare providers and patients. These visualizations take a look at how CDSS (Clinical Decision Support System), which is one aspect of EMR, has been adopted by...
Health in Saudi Arabia
November 17, 2010
GE and Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Health conducted a survey in mid-2010 that examines the relationship between Saudi Arabian consumers and their health. This visualization is also hosted on
TEDMED visualizes health
October 29, 2010
The visualization above, created as part of GE's sponsorship of TEDMED, allows you to take an in depth look at the relationship between risk factors and common conditions by state. You might be surprised by what you discover. Please take a...
Our Aging World
August 2, 2010
According to the United Nations, the elderly population of the world is growing at its fastest rate ever. By 2050, there will be more than 2 billion people aged 60 or over. The age of a country's population can reveal insights about that...
Measuring Hospital Quality
June 11, 2010
How healthy are our hospitals? The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The Joint Commission's 2009...
County Health Profiles
June 1, 2010
Earlier this year, the Obama Administration started the Community Health Data Initiative, a public-private effort to help Americans understand health and health care performance in their communities. US Department of Health and Human...
The Fight Against Breast Cancer
May 14, 2010
In honor of National Women's Health Week, we're taking a look at how countries around the world are stacking up in the fight against breast cancer. Specifically, we looked at rates of mammography screening, mortality rates per 100,000...
OR Schedule Optimizer
April 28, 2010
GE's Performance Solutions team is working with hospitals to optimize the OR scheduling, allowing them to see more patients, provide better care, and improve their financial performance in the process. Schedules are optimized taking into...
Fit to Perform
April 14, 2010
How does health affect work performance? And how does work performance affect health? We ask over 500 global corporate executives for their opinion. These results are the first part of a wide-ranging investigation into the critical health...
Affording Health Care
March 26, 2010
Even with health insurance, health care can cost an arm and a leg. The infographic below shows across geographies, income and education levels, between 1997 and 2006, a growing number of Americans avoided health care due to cost.
Better Health Study
February 12, 2010
The GE Better Health Study asked Americans and health care providers about health and healthy living behaviors and the current state of patient-doctor relationships. The answers revealed that when it comes to daily health activities such...
The Growing Cost of Chronic Diseases
December 22, 2009
Chronic diseases cost us billions of dollars every year in the U.S, and the costs are only expected to rise. This map shows the cost of treating cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, mental disorders and pulmonary...
Causes Of Death
November 24, 2009
While you may be worried of catching an obscure disease you heard about on the news, the truth is that we are far more likely to die of a small range of illnesses, nearly all of which are tied in some way to your lifestyle choices, like...
The Cost of Getting Sick
November 19, 2009
To gain a deeper understanding of healthcare costs, we've combined the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) with 500K records from GE's proprietary database. By combining MEPS with GE's data, we gain a more complete picture of the costs...
October 26, 2009
Every country in the world approaches health care differently, but the end goal is the same: keep citizens as healthy as possible for the smallest amount of money. Some countries pay a lot for health care, but see little benefit for those...
How’s your health profile
August 10, 2009
What conditions do people with my health profile most frequently experience? Use the tool below to compare how people with a profile like yours compare with the rest of GE's database.
Take a Look at Health
May 7, 2009
What are the major health issues facing Americans today? What are some of the most common conditions, and how are they related to one another? What can we do to improve our health?
Building the Games
July 25, 2012
The Olympic Games bring excitement, collaboration and competition to the world every two years. A lot of preparation is done, not only by the athletes, but by the cities in terms of infrastructure. Check out the data viz above highlighting...
Working in America
June 11, 2012
Jobs are definitely a top of mind subject. Did you know that manufacturing jobs were the largest sector of employment in 1960, yet today the category has fallen to 6th place? In this interactive visualization, browse who has been working...
6,000 Pages Tell the World’s History
March 15, 2012
This interactive visualization of GE’s 120 annual reports traces the company’s evolution in the words of its participants. The company grew from a national provider of lighting to a global innovator in parallel with the economic and...
Get Your Dose of Innovation
January 23, 2012
Innovation is still the topic of the hour. Learn more about the role of government, the new innovation model, how to spur innovation, innovation culture and actors, and the optimism coming from innovation. This visualization allows you to...
January 4, 2012
View the year in review through data visualization – the peaks, pits and everything in between!
The Middle Market Moves America
October 5, 2011
When we think about economic development and employment growth, we tend to think about small local businesses or large multi-national corporations. But what about that big gap in the middle (a gap so big that it makes up 1/3 of the total...
Innovation’s the Name of the Game
April 26, 2011
Innovation is the key driver of business and economic success. In January 2011, GE developed an Innovation Barometer based on a survey of 1000 senior business executives in 12 countries. We asked about both the drivers and impact of...
A Decade of Change
March 17, 2011
From transforming our portfolio to strengthening the brand with the introduction of platforms like ecomagination, GE is continually evolving to stay ahead of the curve. This application takes a peek at the past 10 years to see how GE...
March 14, 2011
Slow, heavy electronic systems are out, thanks to GE scientists who have discovered a revolutionary material that could enable faster laptops and better aviation control systems. This visualization takes a look at how this discovery is...
Drivers and Impact of Innovation
January 25, 2011
Everyone knows that innovation is important, but what fuels innovation and what is the end result? Why is it so important? This infographic takes a high-level look at what opinion elites around the world think about innovation.
Ecomagination Value Calculator
November 5, 2009
To meet the complex needs of today's cities, innovative solutions are essential. That's why GE is putting imagination to work for both cities and citizens. This site lets you explore your city's potential for reduction in water use, carbon...
July 5, 2013
Airline companies are constantly looking for ways to make flight more efficient. This visualization helps explain just how much saving 2.5 minutes per flight can save an airline. Once the animation is complete, you can create your scenario...
A LEAP in Engine Innovation
June 14, 2011
The new LEAP engine, developed by CFM (a joint venture between GE and Snecma), has literally taken leaps in engine innovation regarding both fuel and cost efficiency. Take a spin and learn more about the latest and greatest engine out...
The Future Of Flight
May 9, 2011
Did you know that when you fly your pilot may not be taking the most efficient route? GE conducted a study on 46 airports that currently are not, but could be, taking advantage of RNP (required navigation performance) which creates optimal...
Memorial Day Driving
October 14, 2010
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to the summer season. It's estimated that 32 million Americans will travel over the long weekend. While some will take a plane, train, or a bus, 87% will travel by automobile. The visualization...
September 5, 2010
Many flights today are burning unnecessary fuel and creating excess noise because of stairstep descents and extra long flight paths. This visualization shows how GE's flight management system might help to optimize descents, reducing fuel...