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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…

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GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa

Smart grids will play a key role in the region’s transition to a sustainable energy system through facilitating smooth integration of new energy sources

GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission &  Distribution in Africa: •White paper highlights future of smart energy in Sub-Saharan countries, its challenges and opportunities •Discusses role of smart technology to transform grids and the way energy is generated, distributed, traded, managed and stored •Underscores necessary steps to…

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GE Commissions Hybrid Distributed Power Unit for Digo Village

GE’s Hybrid Distributed Power combines PV solar panels, batteries, and a diesel generator to provide reliable, cost effective power to a mini-grid system.

The scalable micro grid system powered by a Hybrid Distributed Power unit will provide reliable, sustainable power to 1,500 inhabitants of Digo Village. GE’s Hybrid Distributed Power combines PV solar panels, batteries, and a diesel generator to provide reliable, cost effective power to off the grid communities.     The unit…

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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 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…

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GE and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology Sign a MoU to enable Renewables Hydro/Wind Power Generation Skills Development in Ethiopia

The ultimate vision of the collaboration between GE and AAIT is to develop a Renewables - Center of Excellence at AAIT to serve as a practical learning hub for undergraduate students in the Ethiopia University system, a research incubator for graduate students and a reinforcing learning mechanism for faculty

General Electric (NYSE: GE; “GE”) (www.GE.com) GE Renewable Energy and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAiT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”) to frame an ongoing collaboration aimed at enabling capacity development programs focused on Renewable Energy.  Since late 2016 GE and AAiT have been working together to develop and…

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Acumen and GE Support Social Enterprises across East and West Africa to Build Inclusive Businesses that Tackle the Problems of Poverty

Since 2001, Acumen has invested more than $35 million in 31 companies in East and West Africa working in agriculture, energy, health care, clean water and sanitation to better serve each region’s poor

Acumen (http://Acumen.org), in partnership with GE (www.GESustainability.com), kicked off its fourth annual Collaboration Summit today in Nairobi. Acumen, a nonprofit impact investor, created the summit to bring social enterprises and international corporations together to catalyze inclusive business models that address Africa’s biggest social challenges. Since 2001, Acumen has invested more…