GE Energy’s large energy infrastructure in India comprises coal, oil & gas, nuclear energy, water & process technologies, as well as renewable resources such as wind and biogas. The John F Welch Technology Center (JFWTC) at Bangalore, the company’s first and largest integrated multidisciplinary Research and Product Development Center outside the US, celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2010.
GE Energy’s presence in India dates back to 1902 when GE installed India’s first hydro power plant in the country. GE’s story is one of technology and innovation in India. GE has been a long-term local player in the country with technology centers at Hyderabad and Bangalore. GE employs over 13,000 people in India. It exports over $1B in products and services.