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Jay Ireland to Retire From GE; Farid Fezoua to Become Africa CEO

He led GE Asset Management (GEAM), a global investment firm with about US$120 billion in assets under management at the time

GE (www.GE.com) announced today that President & CEO GE Africa, Jay Ireland will retire from GE effective September 30, 2018, after 38 years of service. Farid Fezoua, President & CEO, GE Healthcare Africa has been named President and CEO, GE Africa in addition to his role in GE Healthcare. This…

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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 Partners with Ethiopian Electric Power Authority to Deliver 11 HV Substations to Improve Access to Power

Over 70% of people in Ethiopia have no access to electricity although the grid covers about 60% of the towns in the country

$40M project will aid the transmission of additional bulk power to the Southern and South-Western parts of the Ethiopian Power Grid Substations will increase economic activities and raise access to reliable supply of electricity in several towns Aligning with Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan, GE’s Grid Solutions business (www.GEGridSolutions.com) (NYSE:…

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Botswana Power Corporation (BPC) Signs First Time Contract for GE Power’s Software Technology

With about 70% of the country’s population having access to electricity, Botswana is currently focused on the digital transformation of its grid network to enhance reliable access for its people

GE Power’s Digital Energy software will provide a single platform for grid control centers in Gaborone and Francistown Project will improve customer service, reduce down-time and improve revenue collection Contract expands GE Power’s software leadership in Energy Management Systems (EMS) in Southern Africa Aligning with Botswana’s commitment to provide energy…

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GE, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Sign Letter of Intent on End-To-End Power Delivery

The focus will be on the expansion, repair and upgrade of all critical transmission and distribution infrastructure

As part of its efforts to help boost power supply in Nigeria, GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company, yesterday announced its intention to collaborate with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) on the development of an End-To-End to Power Intervention (EEIP). This announcement followed a…

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GE, Lagos State Government Sign Agreement on Power, Healthcare, Skills Development

In Power, the collaboration is focused on working with the state government to provide the generation capacity (MW) needed by Lagos State to power industries and households

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s premier digital industrial company and the Lagos State Government have agreed to pool their resources for the development of critical infrastructure in the state in the areas of Power, Healthcare and Skills Development. This was announced during the signing of a Support and Cooperation…

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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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GE Partners Ondo State Govt. to Train Local Entrepreneurs on Advanced Manufacturing

The intensive one-week training program was aimed at empowering 25 entrepreneurs drawn from across the state with valuable skills in advanced manufacturing

GE (NYSE: GE) (www.GE.com), the world’s Digital Industrial Company has just concluded a skill development partnership programme involving its GE Lagos Garage and the Ondo State Information Technology Agency to develop the skills of entrepreneurs in the state in advanced manufacturing and business development. The intensive one-week training program was…

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GE Debuts World’s First Upgrade with Additive Manufactured Components to GT13E Gas Turbines

The new technology can help gas plant power producers save up to $2 million in fuel annually

•New Upgrade Continues GE’s Investments in Its Power Services business •New MXL2 with Additive Manufactured Performance Upgrade to Boost the Power and Efficiency of Existing GT13E2 Gas Turbines •Breakthrough Technology Can Help Power Producers Achieve up to $3 Million of Additional Revenue per Year and Save up to $2 Million…

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GE hits 100th power plant milestone in Sub-Saharan Africa

The company has now installed over 300 turbines in up to 22 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

100 power plants across renewables, gas and steam plants generating over 46GW of power Over 300 installed turbines providing equivalent power for up to 250 million people 100th Power plant milestone reached in Angola with recent fast, mobile TM2500 gas power installations At the forefront of innovation and technology in…