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MEDIA ADVISORY

January 18
, 201
1














GE’s Smart Grid Center of Excellence

will Power up Georgia by Opening its Grid IQ™

Experience Center


Invitation to
tour

the completed
Experience
Center
that
will
offer consumers and utilities a world
-
class smart grid educat
ion


WHAT:

GE welcomes Georgia Gov
.

Nathan Deal

along with
other

Georgia

government
officials
, industry
executives

and academic partners for the grand
open
ing

and
tour

of the

Grid IQ™ Experience
Center

in Atlanta, Ga
.



Media are invited to participate
in
this
VIP
event
to see
the

newly
-
completed
,

world
-
destination
Experience C
enter
and worldwide headquarters for GE
’s

Digital Energy
business
.



During the event, m
edia and othe
r attendees
will
receive
:

o

Remarks from GE and

governme
nt officials

o
n

how

the
Grid IQ Experience Center
will
solidify Atlanta’s reputation for
energy
innovation
and what the
Smart Grid Center of
Excellence
means for Atlanta’s economy

o

A tablet computer
-
gui
ded educational tour

of the Grid IQ
Experience

Center

with

in
-
depth, interactive
demos and insights about
how
:

o

S
mart grid
technologies

make domestic and global societies cleaner, smarter
more efficient

and reliable

in their energy use

o

Smart grid technologi
es

empower both

utilities and consumers

to reduce energy
consumption

o

Consumers can

make a house more energy efficient


WHEN:



Thursday,
January 20
, 201
1
,
10 a.m. t
o 12 p
.m. ET


WHERE:


GE Energy’s
Grid IQ

Experience Center


2018 Powers Ferry Rd.
, SE

Atla
nta, Ga
.

30339

Free parking will be available in the employee parking deck. Parking personnel will be on
-
hand to
direct attendees.


WHO:


Bob Gilligan
,
vice president of
GE’s Digital Energy business
(speaker)

Georgia
Gov.
Nathan Deal

(speaker)





VISUAL
S:

The following will be available for video/photo capture at the event:

o

Interview
s

with
Bob Gilligan
,
vice president for
GE
’s

Digital Energy

business

o

Interviews
with government

and
industry
partners involved in the public
-
private partnership
responsible
for

the
Smart Grid Center of Excellence
, which houses the

Grid IQ Experience
Center

o

Interviews with green engineers who
represent

Atlanta’s new green workforce

o

An array of energy efficient appliances that aid consumers in managing energy consumption,
including a wind turbine, solar panel, energy efficient dryer, smart meter,
Wattstation
electric
vehicle charger,

GE Nucleus







Contact:

Edelman, for GE






GE


Glynn Murph






Britton Cronin

MEDIA ADVISORY

404.
460.1491






972.715.8503

Glynn
.
Murph
@edelman.com





Britton.Cronin@ge.com