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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 Secures Equipment Contract to Power the Biggest Power Plant in Senegal
    • Under the contract, GE will supply two 9E.03 gas turbines, one STF-A200 steam turbine, three A39 generators, two Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) and additional balance of plant equipment
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GE Secures Equipment Contract to Power the Biggest Power Plant in Senegal

Project supports the Senegalese government’s target to enhance universal access to electricity by increasing its generation capacity

The Cap des Biches combined cycle gas turbine power plant is expected to generate 300 megawatts (MW), nearly 25% of the power consumed in Senegal and the equivalent electricity needed to power approximately 500,000 Senegalese homes; under the contract, GE (www.GE.com) will supply two 9E.03 gas turbines, one STF-A200 steam…

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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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    • 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 and Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship Partner with Social Entrepreneurs to Improve Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Africa

Selected social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola will be taken through a detailed training programme

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com) and Santa Clara University’s Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The program enables more women to experience better health by improving the quality, accessibility, and…