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GE Leads Industry Discussions on the role of Gas in Accelerating Decarbonization and the Future of Energy in Africa at the Africa Gas Forum

GE participated at the Africa Gas Forum conference in Cape Town, South Africa, to discuss viable solutions which can be adapted to scale up Africa’s energy systems

As Africa balances its need for more access to electricity with the global drive for a just transition to a cleaner 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.  African nations are committed…

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    • Mohammed Mijindadi, President of General Electric Nigeria (3rd from left); Hussaini Abdu, Country Director, CARE Nigeria (4th from left), flanked by GE and CARE employees at the official presentation of US$100,000 donation by GE Foundation to provide immediate relief for flood victims in Nigeria
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GE Foundation Announces Grant to Provide Flood Relief in Nigeria

US$100,000 in grants to fund CARE and help address food security and hygiene needs

The GE Foundation today announced a donation of US$100,000 to provide immediate relief to Nigeria after several months of heavy rain and devasting flooding. The donation will fund international humanitarian agency CARE (https://www.CARE.org/) to support local emergency response authorities and volunteers in Kogi State. Specifically, the donation will help address…

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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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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 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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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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    • 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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    • Community Members from the Santhie Nguedi village, 100km east of Kaolack, Senegal, laying foundation for the construction of the “GE Switzerland School” that will educate 150 learners
    • (From left to right) The team from buildOn and the village Chief (blue robe) and Iman (white robe) preparing to break ground on the construction of the “GE Switzerland School” that will educate 150 learners from Kaolack.
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GE Steam Power and buildOn breaks ground on new school in Senegal

Demonstrates GE Steam Power’s ongoing commitment to support local communities empower youth and provide opportunities in SSA region

New school in Kaolack, Senegal will provide a safe learning environment for 150 learners; Demonstrates GE Steam Power’s (https://www.GE.com/) ongoing commitment to support local communities empower youth and provide opportunities in SSA region; Marks four of five schools to be built in Nepal and Senegal through GE and buildOn partnership. This…

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GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Cheaper, Cleaner, Faster gas turbine technology in Africa

Aeroderivative gas turbines provide lower emissions and much smaller footprint therefore ensuring cleaner power and freeing land for other uses

Whitepaper argues case for aeroderivative gas turbines; Highlights key advantages such as providing cheaper, cleaner, more reliable and faster power; Identifies important role of aeroderivatives for grid firming as penetration of renewables soars; Discusses comparison data versus other engines on costs, fuel flexibility, output efficiency and mobility metrics amongst others.…

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GE Reinforces Commitment to Improve Energy Access in West Africa

In Benin, GE will supply the nation’s first Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), this grid solution is expected to increase energy reliability and efficiency

GE (www.GE.com) to provide energy solutions to help foster economic development and growth in Benin and Cote d’Ivoire; In Benin, GE will supply the nation’s first Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), this grid solution is expected to increase energy reliability and efficiency; In Cote d’Ivoire, GE will rehabilitate and improve…