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Reinventing steam power technology for a low-carbon future (By Africa Energy Indaba)

Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass

By Africa Energy Indaba As prevalent debates concerning the implementation of carbon neutral sources continue to make headlines, also increasingly rife, is the energy industry’s endeavour to explore a broader array of renewable energy sources including biomass. Great strides have been made in Africa’s development in biomass. Interestingly, Africa has the highest portion…

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    • GE recently hosted the Gas Power Summit for Sub-Saharan Africa in Cape Town, South Africa to discuss industry opportunities and challenges on the future of gas power in sub-Saharan Africa
    • (right to left) Scott Strazik, CEO of GE Gas Power, discusses the importance of gas in providing dispatchable, flexible, affordable, and fast power for people and industries with Hendrik Malan, CEO for Frost & Sullivan Africa
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“Gas is Critical for Sub-Saharan Africa’s Energy Future,” says GE Gas Power Summit in Cape Town, South Africa

Gas will be critical for creating industry, manufacturing and attracting investment capital

Energy experts discuss the importance of gas for Africa’s current and future energy needs;GE’s innovative gas power generation portfolio is providing faster, more reliable, more cost-effective and more environmentally friendly power for baseload, emergency or clean energy transition needs; Gas will be critical for creating industry, manufacturing and attracting investment…

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    • George Njenga, CEO for GE Renewable Energy (Grid & Hydro) SSA with DRC’s Minister of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity, Hon. Eustache Muhanzi Mubembe and the Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Eteni Longondo during the signing ceremony
    • Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo and General Electric Sign Infrastructure Agreement (1)
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Government of Democratic Republic of the Congo and General Electric Sign Infrastructure Agreement

The 3-year MoU seeks to accelerate the economic and social development of the country

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) have announced signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in infrastructure projects enabling the increase in the supply of electric energy and health modernization programs. The 3-year MoU seeks to accelerate the economic and…

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GE Healthcare appoints Maria do Rosario Boavida as Country Leader for Angola

Maria joined GE Healthcare in June 2019 and brings 30 years of experience from the Pharmaceutical Industry working in Portugal as well as in Angola

GE Healthcare (https://www.GEHealthcare.com/) has announced the appointment of Maria do Rosario Boavida as the Country Leader for Angola. Maria is the first Country Manager for GE Healthcare in Angola. Based in Luanda, she will lead the market strategy and growth plans for GE Healthcare with public and private sector partners…

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General Electric appoints Jaime Morais as Angola Country Leader

Jaime is also GE Africa’s Government affairs Leader for Central and Francophone Africa

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Jaime Morais as the Country Leader for GE in Angola. In this position, Jaime will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Angola. Based in Luanda, Jaime will lead the development of diverse…

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GE Launches World’s First 6B Repowering Gas Turbine Solution

GE has an installed base of 60 6B gas turbines at various locations with the most recent installation in Cabinda, Angola

With this Project, GE Power Marks 40 Years of Innovation in its 6B Gas Turbine Fleet GE’s Power Services Business Continues Investments in Its Power Generation Fleet with new Solution that Elevates Existing 6B Gas Turbine Performance to New Unit Capabilities The New Solution Will Help Power Producers achieve up…

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GE hits 100th power plant milestone in Sub-Saharan Africa

The company has now installed over 300 turbines in up to 22 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

100 power plants across renewables, gas and steam plants generating over 46GW of power Over 300 installed turbines providing equivalent power for up to 250 million people 100th Power plant milestone reached in Angola with recent fast, mobile TM2500 gas power installations At the forefront of innovation and technology in…

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    • David Makhura Gauteng Premier and Thomas Konditi President CEO of GE South Africa sign MoU to Advance Economic Development [1]
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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…

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GE leads the end to end power technology debate at PowerGen and DistribuTech 2017 event in Johannesburg

The electricity industry in Africa is undergoing massive transformation and the old linear model of conducting electricity affairs is being challenged and tested, as new models are emerging with far reaching impact

GE’s George Njenga shows how new technologies across the electricity value network are helping countries meet their electricity demands Sustaining these investments is key to assuring Africa’s growth Technology available today can be employed to create reliable, sustainable, localized and more efficient energy networks. That was the message that George…

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GE Signs Multiyear Agreement to Upgrade Gas Turbines at Songas Ltd.’s Ubungo Power Plant in Tanzania

180-Megawatt Ubungo Facility Currently Provides up to 25 Percent of the Power in Tanzania

Multiyear Agreement with Songas Will Upgrade Generation Equipment at the Ubungo Power Plant Fleet360* Upgrades will Help Improve Plant Efficiency by approximately 3 percent and Help Ensure Long-term, Reliable Operation of the Plant’s Gas Turbines 180-Megawatt Ubungo Facility Currently Provides up to 25 Percent of the Power in Tanzania GE’s…