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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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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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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 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…

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General Electric appoints Eric Amoussouga as GE Francophone Africa CEO

Eric is also Sales Director for GE’s Grid Solutions Business across Sub-Saharan Africa

General Electric (GE) (www.GE.com)  has announced the appointment of Eric Amoussouga as the Chief Executive Officer for Francophone Africa. In this position, Eric will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Francophone African markets. Based in Abidjan, Eric will lead the development…

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CORRECTION: GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya

GE’s flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa— 60 1.7-103 units; GE EFS (www.GEEnergyFinancialServices.com) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya; Kipeto will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes GE Renewable Energy (www.GE.com/RenewableEnergy) and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered…

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GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya

GE’s flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa— 60 1.7-103 units; GE EFS (www.GEEnergyFinancialServices.com) and Renewable Energy partner to deliver 100MW wind power project in Kenya; Kipeto will produce enough electricity to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes GE Renewable Energy (www.GE.com/RenewableEnergy) and GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) have partnered to provide…

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BBOXX and GE partner to provide energy access in the Democratic Republic of Congo

BBOXX has deployed the first of GE’s Hybrid Distributed Power (HDP) systems in the city of Goma, close to the Rwandan border, to connect up to 10 customers

BBOXX (www.BBOXX.co.uk), a next generation utility, and GE (www.GE.com) have launched a partnership to provide energy access for small businesses, schools and other organisations in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A large number of businesses and organisations across the DRC are currently without sufficient energy access. Many are paying…