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    • Azito Energie S.A. and GE announced the successful execution of GE’s MXL2 upgrade solution for the first GT13E2 gas turbine at the Azito III plant site, located in the Yopougon district of Ivory Coast
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GE’s Total Plant Solutions Help Azito’s Power Plant Boost Efficiency, Output and Reliability in Ivory Coast

The Project Marks GE’s First Digital Solutions Order and First GT13E2 MXL2 Full Modules Configuration Gas Turbine upgrade installation in Sub-Saharan Africa

GE’s (www.GE.com/Power) MXL2 Turbine Upgrade Will Help Increase Power Output by 30 megawatts (MW) at Azito’s plant in the Yopougon district of the Ivory Coast; GE’s Upgrade and Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) Software will Help Improve Plant Competitiveness; The Project Marks GE’s First Digital Solutions Order and First GT13E2…

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Future of Power Whitepaper takes center stage at Africa Utility Week / PowerGEN 2019 Conference

As the 19th edition of the Africa Utility week and PowerGEN event kicks off, GE unveiled a whitepaper today on Re-imagining the future of power in Sub-Saharan Africa

Whitepaper highlights the future gamechangers in the energy landscape in Sub- Saharan Africa; Discusses the factors contributing to energy transformation and the enabling environment; Outlines the market’s response through region-specific case studies and the path forward. Global and regional energy industry trends are continuously shifting and stakeholders need to stay…

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Kenyan Small and Medium Healthcare providers to get boost in accessing financing for Medical Equipment purchases

The Medical Credit Fund (MCF) and GE Healthcare are partnering towards improving access to quality healthcare services for patients in underserved areas with high populations

Small and medium private healthcare providers can access loans for the purchase of medical equipment by providing their MPESA /MTIBA statements. GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) and Medical Credit Fund (MCF)-part of the PharmAccess group- (www.MedicalCreditFund.org) have entered into a partnership to enable small and medium private healthcare providers to access loans…

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GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Cheaper, Cleaner, Faster gas turbine technology in Africa

Aeroderivative gas turbines provide lower emissions and much smaller footprint therefore ensuring cleaner power and freeing land for other uses

Whitepaper argues case for aeroderivative gas turbines; Highlights key advantages such as providing cheaper, cleaner, more reliable and faster power; Identifies important role of aeroderivatives for grid firming as penetration of renewables soars; Discusses comparison data versus other engines on costs, fuel flexibility, output efficiency and mobility metrics amongst others.…

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Ground Breaking Public-Private Partnership brings lifesaving medical oxygen to hospitals across the Amhara Region of Ethiopia

The President of Ethiopia, H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde, and the Minister of Health, H.E. Dr. Amir Aman, are presiding over the commissioning ceremony for the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre on April 4, 2019

The Amhara Regional Government, the Federal Ministry of Health of Ethiopia, the Amhara Regional Health Bureau, the General Electric (GE) Foundation (www.GE.com/sustainability/philanthropy), and Grand Challenges Canada announce the launch of the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre. Located in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, the Amhara Region Oxygen Centre will provide affordable and reliable…

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GE Reinforces Commitment to Improve Energy Access in West Africa

In Benin, GE will supply the nation’s first Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), this grid solution is expected to increase energy reliability and efficiency

GE (www.GE.com) to provide energy solutions to help foster economic development and growth in Benin and Cote d’Ivoire; In Benin, GE will supply the nation’s first Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), this grid solution is expected to increase energy reliability and efficiency; In Cote d’Ivoire, GE will rehabilitate and improve…

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General Electric appoints Sulemana Abubakar (Abu) as Ghana CEO

Mr. Abubakar is also GE Africa’s Chief Information Office

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Sulemana Abubakar (Abu) as the Chief Executive Officer for GE Ghana. In this position, Abu will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Ghana. Based in Accra, Abu will lead the development of…

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General Electric appoints Eric Amoussouga as GE Francophone Africa CEO

Eric is also Sales Director for GE’s Grid Solutions Business across Sub-Saharan Africa

General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com)  has announced the appointment of Eric Amoussouga as the Chief Executive Officer for Francophone Africa. In this position, Eric will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Francophone African markets. Based in Abidjan, Eric will lead the development…

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General Electric appoints Brenda Mbathi as East Africa CEO

Based in Nairobi, Brenda will lead the development of diverse programs with public and private sector projects and partnerships across East Africa

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Brenda Mbathi as the Chief Executive Officer for East Africa. In her role, Brenda will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for General Electric in East African markets, excluding Ethiopia which shall continue to be…

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BHGE contributes to Mozambique Cyclone Relief Efforts with $50,000 donation to victims

The donated sum made to Red Cross Mozambique, will support relief and victim support expenses such as food, water, shelter, medical supplies and other essentials

Both companies supporting relief efforts in the most affected locations; Employees also providing support by donating necessities. Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) (BHGE.com) announced today its donation of $50,000 to the ongoing disaster relief efforts in Mozambique, in the wake of Cyclone Idai, which devastated large parts of…