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GE energizes Africa’s first ever fully digital high voltage substation

Substations not only supply electricity to the homes, but also manage the power flowing into the grid from various renewable energy sources

This flagship project is part of Senegal’s national electricity company Senelec’s (www.Senelec.sn) transmission and distribution grid expansion, reinforcement and reliability enhancement program to be completed by VINCI Energies West Africa; Substations not only supply electricity to the homes, but also manage the power flowing into the grid from various renewable…

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GE’s HA Gas Turbine Fleet Achieves 50 Customers and One Million Operating Hours

GE’s HA gas turbine has helped power plant operators reduce emissions, increase efficiency, retire coal-fired facilities, and integrate greater levels of renewable energy

GE’s (www.GE.com) HA technology ordered by more than 50 power producers to operate their combined cycle power plants in twenty countries generating approximately more than 26 gigawatts (GW) of power; GE’s H-Class supports shift to producing more sustainable power, including pathways to near-zero carbon operations through these new gas turbines…

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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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Pathways to faster decarbonization with gas and renewables

Today, we’re seeing countries across Sub-Saharan Africa commit to increasing the share of renewable energy in their mix and to decarbonize their economies

The power sector accounts for up to 41 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions today, with Africa contributing about 2-3%. In parallel, there are still over 580 million people on the continent who do not have access to reliable energy and the demand for electricity is expected to continue to…

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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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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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    • 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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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.…