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GE reaches half way point of Medupi power plant construction with Final Acceptance of Unit 4

Once completed in 2020, Medupi will be the fourth-largest coal-fired power plant in the world and the largest in Africa

Final acceptance marks the completion of testing and the transition of the unit into commercial operation. This will be the 3rd unit of 6 in total marking the half way point of units transferred to commercial operation Medupi Unit 4 will add an additional 800MW to the National Grid GE…

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GE’s Hardware and Digital Upgrades Help Increase Efficiency and Output at Azito Power Plant in Ivory Coast

Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs

Project at Azito Power Plant in Abidjan marks GE’s first GT13E2 MXL2 Gas Turbine Upgrade in Sub-Saharan Africa. Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs. Upgrade includes GE’s Predix*-based Operations Optimization Solution to improve overall plant performance. To improve performance…

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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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Baker Hughes, a GE company awarded contract by Nigeria LNG in milestone digital agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa

BHGE was asked by NLNG to develop a solution to enhance the performance of LNG trains at its gas liquefaction plant in Bonny Island, Nigeria

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) will provide Asset Performance Management (APM) software services to reduce unplanned outages and trips for LNG trains This deal marks the first BHGE Turbomachinery & Process Solutions APM offering in the Sub-Saharan Africa region Agreement leverages the GE store with a strong support also…

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GE’s efficient power generation & air quality control technology is deployed at Kusile Unit One

Unit One of Kusile will deliver an additional 800MW to the grid and this new unit will help to stabilize the South African grid

Equipped with the latest Ultra-Supercritical technology, Kusile will be one of the most efficient coal power plants in the region Kusile’s Air quality control systems is first of its kind in Africa, guaranteeing cleanest and most environmentally friendly coal power processing GE’s Engineering Procurement and Commissioning (EPC) expertise ensured the…

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Baker Hughes, a GE Company Awarded Second Major Contract for Eni East Africa’s Coral South FLNG

The second contract - which was awarded through the former GE Oil & Gas business - will allow BHGE to provide rotating equipment for the power and gas refrigeration process of the new FLNG facility

Rotating equipment including aeroderivative gas turbines for power and gas refrigeration process of the new Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility, the first-ever built in Africa, for Africa. This is the second major contract award for Coral South FLNG project, with BHGE also providing leading subsea technologies and services for…

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Power Africa Partners U.S. African Development Foundation and GE Announce Women in Energy Challenge Winners in Uganda

Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development Uganda Limited (CODE) will each be awarded a grant of $100,000 to expand their renewable energy enterprises to reach women beneficiaries

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), in collaboration with partners Power Africa and GE (www.GE.com), is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Women in Energy Challenge in Uganda, where only 20% of the population is connected to electricity. Joint Energy and Environments Projects (JEEP) and Conservation and Development…

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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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Baker Hughes and GE Oil & Gas Complete Combination, Creating the World’s First and Only Fullstream Oil and Gas Company

Uniquely Positioned to Drive Productivity, Lower Costs and Innovate Globally for Customers

Baker Hughes (https://BHGE.com), a GE (www.GE.com) company (NYSE: BHGE) announced today that the transaction combining GE’s oil and gas business with Baker Hughes is complete. The new company is the first and only to bring together industry-leading equipment, services and digital solutions across the entire spectrum of oil and gas…

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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…