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GE Announces the Successful Completion of the Open Cycle of the Azito Phase IV Power Plant, Generating Approximately 8% of Ivory Coast Current Installed Electricity Capacity

GE has been collaborating with energy stakeholders to deploy innovative technologies tailored to respond to the needs of the Sub-Saharan Africa region

GE (www.GE.com) and Azito Energie S.A. celebrated the start of operations of Azito’s Phase IV simple cycle power plant in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, making Azito power plant the largest gas power plant in the country to date; the plant will add 180 megawatts (MW) of electricity to the Ivory Coast…

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GE Leads Industry Discussions on Africa’s Energy Future at Enlit Africa Conference

GE has been collaborating with energy stakeholders to deploy innovative technologies tailored to respond to the needs of the Sub-Saharan Africa region

As Africa balances its need for more access to power with the global drive for a just transition to a clean energy future, a combination of renewables and gas power on the continent could lead to significant emissions reduction while delivering reliable, affordable, and sustainable power.  Although approximately 600 million…

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    • PROTEC CEO, Balan Moodley, GE Southern Africa CEO, Nyimpini Mabunda, GE SA HR Country Lead, Matsi Eseu, WITS University Academic Dev Unit Director, Prof Rodney Genga and DDG Alison Bengtson
    • Diverse high school learners participating in a hands on Engineering Discovery demonstration
    • GE, Gauteng Department of Education, PROTEC and FHI 360 partner to equip, inspire, and educate students aged 14-18 through the Next Engineers programme
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Next Engineers programme launches in Johannesburg

The first cohort of over 550 diverse high school learners from Johannesburg will be the first to develop their engineering identities through ‘Next Engineers’

General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) in partnership with FHI360, PROTEC and the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) officially launched the Next Engineers programme in Johannesburg to increase the diversity of young people in engineering. The programme launch, which was officiated by the Gauteng MEC for education, Panyaza Lesufi, will provide more…

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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $5.7 Million for GE-Led Carbon Capture Technology Integration Project Targeting to Achieve 95% Reduction of Carbon Emissions

GE-led project includes collaboration with Southern Company, Linde, BASF, and Kiewit

Carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) is a crucial pathway to lowering carbon emissions from power generation to near-zero levels; GE-led project includes collaboration with Southern Company, Linde, BASF, and Kiewit; GE Gas Power (www.GE.com/Gas-Power) will develop a front-end engineering design (FEED) study with advanced technology and control concepts to…

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GE Hosts “Girls in STEM” Event in Ivory Coast to Inspire Careers and Increase Gender Diversity in STEM

The aim of the Girls in STEM program is to help shape the perception of STEM careers and shift the gender gap in these key fields

GE (www.GE.com) and Junior Achievement Ivory Coast hosted a “Girls in STEM” event for 100 secondary  school girls to build foundational Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) knowledge; the program was organized as part of GE Gas Power’s commitment to Inclusion and Diversity, to inspire the next generation of women engineers…

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    • GE & PROTEC prepare for launch of GE’s Next Engineers in Johannesburg
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GE & PROTEC prepare for launch of GE’s Next Engineers in Johannesburg

GE has committed up to R40 billion to inspire more than 3,500 Johannesburg students aged 13-18, providing first-hand experiences in engineering and awarding financial support to pursue further education

It’s full steam ahead for the launch of GE’s  (www.GE.com) inaugural Next Engineers – a global further education readiness programme to the first cohort of 750 high school students across Johannesburg in early 2022, in a mission to inspire the next generation of engineers – the innovators, problem-solvers and leaders of…

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    • First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment: GE Healthcare & AFRIPHARMA partner to serve communities
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First of its kind diagnostic center opens in Uganda with lifesaving equipment: GE Healthcare & AFRIPHARMA partner to serve communities

The facility is equipped with GE equipment including CT Scan Machine, Digital Mammography, X-ray, BMD, Ultrasound, and Life Care solutions

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.in) (NYSE: GEHC) and medical group AFRIPHARMA announce the opening of the Afri-Egypt Health Services Center, a first of its kind in Uganda with lifesaving equipment from GE Healthcare. The Center is located in Jinja and is expected to serve to over 60,000 people from the region, allowing…

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    • GE Foundation announces $100 000 USD grant to fund FoodForward SA provide immediate relief to over 20 000 South African households experiencing food insecurity
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GE Foundation Announces Grant to Provide COVID-19 Relief in South Africa

US$100,000 to Fund Local Food Bank Organization Food Forward SA

To mark World Food Day celebrated annually on 16 October and in line with GE Foundation’s (www.GE.com/foundation) efforts to address the economic and social implications of the COVID-19 pandemic, the GE Foundation announced a donation of $100,000 USD to provide immediate relief to South Africa’s communities experiencing food insecurity. The…

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    • GE announced today a $2.5 Million investment in Next Engineers programme aimed at reaching 3,500 students in Johannesburg to increase the diversity of young people in engineering
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GE Invests $2.5 Million in the Next Generation of Johannesburg Engineers

‘Next Engineers’ programme aims to increase the diversity of young people in engineering and reach 3,500 local students

Today, General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com) announced a five-year, $2.5 million USD investment in Johannesburg to launch Next Engineers, a global initiative focused on increasing the diversity of young people in engineering. GE has selected Johannesburg as one of four inaugural locations, aiming to inspire more than 3,500 local students aged…

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GE energizes Africa’s first ever fully digital high voltage substation

Substations not only supply electricity to the homes, but also manage the power flowing into the grid from various renewable energy sources

This flagship project is part of Senegal’s national electricity company Senelec’s (www.Senelec.sn) transmission and distribution grid expansion, reinforcement and reliability enhancement program to be completed by VINCI Energies West Africa; Substations not only supply electricity to the homes, but also manage the power flowing into the grid from various renewable…