DETROIT, June 25 (UPI) --
Sources close to General Electric Corp. said the company planned to open a clean energy research center in Detroit that would create 1,200 jobs.
While not specifying what it would be, a company spokesman said GE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt would include "some news" in a speech scheduled for the Detroit Economic Club Friday, the Detroit Free Press reported Thursday.
Gov. Jennifer Granholm spokeswoman Liz Boyd declined to comment Wednesday.
A source, however, said GE would create the research and development center in Wayne County, Mich., which includes Detroit.
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