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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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    • Engineering the Future GE Hosts Women in STEM roundtable to advance mentorship and leadership for women in technology
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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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Nigeria’s Dangote Cement PLC Turns to GE to Digitize Its Cement Plants to Boost Reliability and Power Supply Efficiency

GE’s APM Digital Solution Will Help Reduce Unplanned Downtime and Enhance Operational Performance

GE (www.GE.com) Will Modernize Seven GE LM6000PC Aeroderivative Gas Turbines and Install Its Asset Performance Management (APM) Digital Solution at Dangote Cement Plants in Obajana and Ibese, Nigeria;Contract Includes Service Agreement Extension for Additional 50,000 Operating Hours for Each of the Seven GE LM6000PC Aeroderivative Gas Turbines; GE’s APM Digital…

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With GE’s Technology, Nigeria’s Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Boosts Power Plant’s Output and Availability

GE executes Performance Improvement Package (PIP) upgrade on two out of six 6B gas turbines

GE executes Performance Improvement Package (PIP) upgrade on two out of six 6B gas turbines; PIP increases plant output by 15% per gas turbine; exceeding expected increase of 6%; Executed PIP will improve plant’s availability and reduce maintenance cost with increased intervals and fewer inspections GE Power (https://invent.ge/323LxIp) (NYSE: GE)…

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Oloibiri Health Programme: Public-Private Partnerships in Advancing Sustainable Healthcare Systems in Nigeria

The Oloibiri Health Programme (OHP) is a transformational health intervention programme championed by Shell as part of its Social Investment Programme

The first phase of the Oloibiri Health Programme (OHP) was recently inaugurated and comprises of the remodelled General Hospital, Kolo; Water Treatment Plant; Hybrid Solar Powered System; Medical Laboratory Equipment at the College of Health Technology, Otuogidi and the Dental Chair at the Demonstration Clinic, Otuogidi (one of the 14…

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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…

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Kenya Airways Selects GE Aviation for Digital Flight Operations

Kenya Airways adds to the 15,468 aircraft with GE Aviation’s digital solutions

Maximizing Airline Efficiency with the Most Accurate Data and Analytics; Kenya Airways (www.Kenya-Airways.com) adds to the 15,468 aircraft with GE Aviation’s (www.GEAviation.com) digital solutions. Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737, 787 and Embraer E190 airplanes.…

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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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General Electric appoints Sulemana Abubakar (Abu) as Ghana CEO

Mr. Abubakar is also GE Africa’s Chief Information Office

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Sulemana Abubakar (Abu) as the Chief Executive Officer for GE Ghana. In this position, Abu will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Ghana. Based in Accra, Abu will lead the development of…