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GE Additive Education Program Open for Entries from Schools and Colleges

GE is investing $10 million over five years in educational programs to deliver polymer 3D printers to primary and secondary schools

GE (www.GE.com) Additive is now accepting applications from schools and colleges for the 2018 cycle of its Additive Education Program (AEP). The application is live on the GE Additive website at www.GE.com/additive. The deadline for applications is February 28, 2018. GE is investing $10 million over five years in educational…

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GE to Help Increase Output and Reliability of Shell Petroleum Development Company’s Afam VI plant in Nigeria

At optimal performance, the Afam VI plant can provide up to 15% of the total national grid-connected electricity

GE’s Services Agreement to Provide Total Plant Solutions for the 650MW Afam VI Combined-Cycle Plant GE’s MXL2 Upgrade Will Add 30MW Capacity, Equal to Power approximately 200,000 Nigerian homes Deal Will help Improve Availability, Reliability and Reduce Operational Costs of the Facility Aligning with Nigeria’s energy strategy for the future, GE’s…

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GE & Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind Waste Gas to Power plant in Ghana

New plant will add equivalent power needed to supply more than 100.000 Ghanaian homes

25 MW pilot power plant will utilize Isopentane gas as a fuel source New plant will add equivalent power needed to supply more than 100.000 Ghanaian homes TM2500 proven technology will provide secure, flexible and reliable power New TM2500 order will further expand existing fleet of 10 units in the…

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GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease Ethiopian Airlines the first two Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI)-converted 737-800 Freighters

The AEI converted freighter accommodates eleven full height containers plus one AEP/AEH, a main deck payload of up to 52,000 lb (23,587 kg)

Ethiopian Cargo and Logistics Services, a division of the Ethiopian Airlines Group (www.EthiopianAirlines.com), has committed to lease the first two Boeing 737-800 freighters (737-800SF) converted by Aeronautical Engineers, Inc. (AEI) from GECAS (www.GECAS.com), with the first delivery expected in June of 2018, followed by a second in January of 2019.…

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The Future of Work in Nigeria — New Report by General Electric Nigeria

In this 2017 issue, GE commissioned a survey of four key industries - Oil and Gas, Transportation, Healthcare and Power – for insight from their key leaders

Reports highlights skills requirements in critical sectors of the Nigerian economy. Recommends holistic private-private partnership to address gaps. Underscores links between relevant skills set and industrialization. General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com), Nigeria, today released a whitepaper titled "The Future of Work in Nigeria. Bridging the Skills Gap: The Key to Unlocking…

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GE reaches half way point of Medupi power plant construction with Final Acceptance of Unit 4

Once completed in 2020, Medupi will be the fourth-largest coal-fired power plant in the world and the largest in Africa

Final acceptance marks the completion of testing and the transition of the unit into commercial operation. This will be the 3rd unit of 6 in total marking the half way point of units transferred to commercial operation Medupi Unit 4 will add an additional 800MW to the National Grid GE…

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GE’s Hardware and Digital Upgrades Help Increase Efficiency and Output at Azito Power Plant in Ivory Coast

Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs

Project at Azito Power Plant in Abidjan marks GE’s first GT13E2 MXL2 Gas Turbine Upgrade in Sub-Saharan Africa. Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs. Upgrade includes GE’s Predix*-based Operations Optimization Solution to improve overall plant performance. To improve performance…

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GE partners African Leadership University to empower African professionals with valuable digital skills

This paradigm shift in industrial thinking will allow African companies to leapfrog competition and establish the continent as an industrial powerhouse

The African Leadership University (ALU) (www.ALUeducation.com) and GE Africa (http://APO.af/j82LQU) announced today the launch of the ALU Africa Industrial Internet Program (http://APO.af/dQMC51). Powered by GE, the program combines the best of GE’s technical expertise with ALU’s unique learning model in a 12-month professional training program that merges the essential business…

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GE Africa CEO Wins Prestigious Princeton in Africa Award

Founded in 1999, Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering year-long fellowship opportunities with a variety of organizations that work across the African continent

Jay Ireland, CEO & President of GE Africa (www.GE.com) was one of two to receive a Princeton in Africa award at the program’s annual gala awards which was held yesterday in New York. Founded in 1999, Princeton in Africa develops young leaders committed to Africa’s advancement by offering year-long fellowship…

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The Gauteng Province and GE Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Economic Development

Under the MoU, GE and the Office of the Premier will work together to identify critical areas for collaboration and leverage on the vast economic opportunities within the Gauteng Province

The MoU covers collaboration in the Energy and Healthcare sectors. Through the collaboration, GE will support the Premier’s Office’s “Tshepo 1 Million” youth empowerment programme, which focuses on creating employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for the Gauteng youth. The Gauteng Province (www.Gauteng.gov.za) and GE (www.GE.com) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding…