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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…

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    • GE and Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Successfully Restore up to 360MW in Nigeria Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
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GE and Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Successfully Restore up to 360MW in Nigeria Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

With compressive safety measures due to COVID-19 in place, GE and NDPHC quickly ensured both employee safety and on-time project execution

GE (www.GE.com) safely completed service interventions on three GE 9E gas turbines at the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) power plants in Calabar and Sapele, Nigeria; With compressive safety measures due to COVID-19 in place, GE and NDPHC quickly ensured both employee safety and on-time project execution; Outages were…

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Nyimpini Mabunda Appointed CEO for General Electric in Southern Africa

In this role, Nyimpini will lead GE’s growth in the region and drive alignment across its Power, Healthcare, Aviation and Renewable Energy businesses

Nyimpini will lead GE’s (www.GE.com) growth in the region and drive alignment across its Power, Healthcare, Aviation and Renewable Energy businesses; An accomplished business leader with a career spanning 23 years. General Electric (GE) has announced the appointment of Nyimpini Mabunda as the Chief Executive Officer for Southern Africa. In…

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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
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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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Engineering the Future: GE Hosts Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) roundtable to advance mentorship and leadership for women in technology

Leadership insights on how females can position for the ‘future of work’ in STEM

Roundtable highlights the need for strategic initiatives to sustain women in STEM; Advocates for more diversity in energy and technology sectors; Leadership insights on how females can position for the ‘future of work’ in STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies are becoming increasingly important for the continuous development…

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Azito Phase IV: Azito Energie selects GE technology to add 253 MW Power in Côte d’Ivoire

Once Phase IV Extension is Complete, the power plant is expected to generate approximately 710 Megawatts (MW), representing 30% of power in Côte d’Ivoire

GE (https://www.GE.com/) has been Selected to Provide Generation Equipment, and 20-Year Services for Azito’s Phase IV Extension Combined-Cycle Power Plant in Côte d’Ivoire; Once Phase IV Extension is Complete, the power plant is expected to generate approximately 710 Megawatts (MW), representing 30% of power in Côte d’Ivoire GE (NYSE: GE)  announced…

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    • The volunteer activity is part of GE’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) arm, GE Kujenga
    • GE Kenya employees volunteered their time to make a difference in the Kipeto Wind Farm community in Kajiado as part of the company’s volunteer day
    • The volunteer day included donation of beds and installation of 20 computers for the Oloyiankalani Girls Secondary school’s computer lab
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General Electric (GE) Employees Volunteer Time and Resources with the Kipeto Wind Farm Community in Kajiado, Kenya

The 100MW Kipeto wind power project will provide clean energy to the national grid as a significant contribution to Kenya's Vision 2030 and Big Four Agenda

General Electric (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) Kenya employees volunteered their time to make a difference in the Kipeto Wind Farm community in Kajiado as part of the company’s volunteer day. The volunteer day included a tour around the installation site for the wind turbines, tree planting within the Kipeto Wind Farm…

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GE completes gas turbine upgrade ahead of schedule at Tanzania’s Songas Ubungo Power Plant

Upgrade of three GE’s LM6000PA and one LM6000PC Aero derivative gas turbines Improved Plant Efficiency and Reliability

Songas Ubungo Power Plant provides more than 20 percent of the grid connected power in Tanzania; upgrade of three GE’s LM6000PA and one LM6000PC Aero derivative gas turbines Improved Plant Efficiency and Reliability. GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) and Songas today announced they have successfully completed upgrades to the entire GE…