Monday, January 10, 2011

Obama will tour GE Energy Tuesday

President Barack Obama will tour General Electric’s manufacturing facilities for steam turbines and generators, as well as the site of GE’s nickel-sodium battery manufacturing plant, scheduled to open before the end of this year.

Obama will be guided by GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt. The president is expected to speak about the importance of growing the economy and making America more competitive by investing in jobs, innovation and clean energy, a source familiar with the trip said.

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