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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’s HA Gas Turbine Fleet Achieves 50 Customers and One Million Operating Hours

GE’s HA gas turbine has helped power plant operators reduce emissions, increase efficiency, retire coal-fired facilities, and integrate greater levels of renewable energy

GE’s (www.GE.com) HA technology ordered by more than 50 power producers to operate their combined cycle power plants in twenty countries generating approximately more than 26 gigawatts (GW) of power; GE’s H-Class supports shift to producing more sustainable power, including pathways to near-zero carbon operations through these new gas turbines…

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GE Healthcare partners with the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo to help efforts to fight COVID-19

GE Healthcare will equip 82 sites around the country with innovative mobile X-ray & ECG technology

GE Healthcare (www.GEHealthcare.com) announces a partnership with the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo to deliver mobile X-ray units and ECG machines to help efforts to fight COVID-19. The essential medical equipment will play an important role in supporting the diagnosis and the management of COVID-19, in…

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    • GE releases position paper on accelerating South Africa’s energy transition with gas power and renewables
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GE releases position paper on accelerating South Africa’s energy transition with gas power and renewables

According to the whitepaper, affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity is South Africa’s most urgent need

Whitepaper discusses South Africa’s urgent need for affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy, to spur industrialization while addressing its climate change ambitions; Highlights how flexible gas power will play a critical role in South Africa’s future energy mix; Underscores how gas power complements renewables with a clear path to decarbonization through…

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GE Healthcare announces leadership appointment in West Africa to help deliver next phase of growth

Appointment underscores GE’s localization efforts and commitment to West Africa

Dr. George Uduku appointed LCT General Manager for GE Healthcare West Africa (www.GEHealthcare.com); Dr. Uduku, a medical doctor by training, brings more than a decade of executive healthcare and venture capital experience in the U.S. and Africa; Appointment underscores GE’s localization efforts and commitment to West Africa. GE (NYSE: GE) General Electric…

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    • GE announced today, on the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, the successful completion of service works at the Songas Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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GE Successfully Executed Services Works during COVID-19 Pandemic, Helping Secure Power Availability at Songas Ltd.'s Ubungo Power Plant in Tanzania

The project boosted performance and reliability, and improved the operational efficiency and flexibility of the Songas Ubungo power plant

GE (www.GE.com) successfully completed service works on four LM6000 aeroderivative gas turbines at the Songas Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania ; The works were executed on time with the highest standard of safety and quality, ensuring the continued supply of up to 150 megawatts (MW) of electricity to…

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Mohammed Mijindadi Appointed as President for General Electric in Nigeria

Mohammed brings over 20 years of deep domain experience as well as global and regional leadership expertise

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Mohammed Mijindadi as President of GE Nigeria. In this role, Mohammed will focus on strengthening GE’s impact in Nigeria, building strong stakeholder relationships across Power, Healthcare, Aviation and Renewable Energy sectors, and supporting the businesses to develop and execute the market strategy.…

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    • GE Secures Equipment Contract to Power the Biggest Power Plant in Senegal
    • Under the contract, GE will supply two 9E.03 gas turbines, one STF-A200 steam turbine, three A39 generators, two Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) and additional balance of plant equipment
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GE Secures Equipment Contract to Power the Biggest Power Plant in Senegal

Project supports the Senegalese government’s target to enhance universal access to electricity by increasing its generation capacity

The Cap des Biches combined cycle gas turbine power plant is expected to generate 300 megawatts (MW), nearly 25% of the power consumed in Senegal and the equivalent electricity needed to power approximately 500,000 Senegalese homes; under the contract, GE (www.GE.com) will supply two 9E.03 gas turbines, one STF-A200 steam…

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GE Releases Position on Climate Change: Calls for Accelerated Deployment of Renewables & Gas Power To Drive Impactful, Faster Decarbonization

Renewables supported by gas-fired power and ongoing coal-to-gas conversion most impactful way to reduce carbon emissions in near term

Whitepaper on energy transition builds on GE’s (www.GE.com) commitment to carbon neutrality in its  operations by 2030 and announced intention to exit the new-build coal power market [1]; renewables supported by gas-fired power and ongoing coal-to-gas conversion most impactful way to reduce carbon emissions in near term; multiple pathways to operate with low…

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GE Awarded Substation Contract by Millennium Challenge in Benin, West Africa

GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE:GE) has been awarded a contract of US$47 million for a substation project in Benin

Contract totaling US$47 million awarded to GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions (www.GEGridSolutions.com) business through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC); Installation of four substations and seven extensions strengthens electricity supply security in Benin, while additional energy capacity helps foster economic development and growth; Project builds on Grid’s commitment to the continent…