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June 7, 2019
GE committed to social change and economic transformation

Johannesburg, South Africa - 07 June 2019 In November 2015, Premier Verification (Pty) Ltd was engaged by GE -Alstom S&E Africa (Pty) Ltd to conduct their B-BBEE Verification. This was duly performed according to the revised Codes of Good Practice in 2013. To comply with the requirements of a contract, GE- Alstom S&E Africa (Pty) Ltd requested that an additional indicative scorecard be presented to illustrate that the required B-BBEE Level would have been maintained if the 2007 Codes of Good Practice were applied. Read More

June 4, 2019
More than 1,000 leaners at Thushanang Primary School in Mpumalanga to benefit from GE school infrastructure upgrades

Mpumalanga, South Africa; April 2019: [NYSE: GE] – At a sod-turning ceremony held at Thushanang Primary School today, General Electric’s (GE) Steam Power committed R20 million towards the removal of asbestos classrooms and infrastructure upgrades to benefit over 1000 learners. The initiative, which forms part of GE’s school infrastructure upgrade project, also helps the school meet the norms and standards of the School Infrastructure Regulations. Read More

May 14, 2019
GE’s Total Plant Solutions Help Azito’s Power Plant Boost Efficiency, Output and Reliability in Ivory Coast

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April 11, 2019
GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Cheaper, Cleaner, Faster gas turbine technology in Africa

DAKAR, SENEGAL — April 11, 2019 —  As Africa’s leaders pursue state-of-the-art technology that can provide more affordable, reliable, accessible, and sustainable power for the continent, GE Power’s Gas Power Systems business (NYSE: GE) today unveiled a whitepaper focused on gas turbine technology that can ensure a cleaner and safer operation while accommodating a high penetration of renewable energy sources.   Read More

December 18, 2018
GE Connects Financing and Turbine Technology to its Flagship Onshore Wind Project in Sub-Sahara Africa

NAIROBI, KENYA, December 18, 2018 – GE Renewable Energy and GE Energy Financial Services ("GE EFS") have partnered to provide technology and advisory support for its flagship onshore wind project in Sub-Sahara Africa. Kipeto Energy Plc's ("Kipeto") 100-megawatt (MW) wind power project is located south of Nairobi, in Kajiado, Kenya. Read More

December 7, 2018
GE Nigeria launches e-learning portal at Lagos Garage Week 2018

Lagos, Nigeria- 6 December 2018: In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE (NYSE: GE), the world’s premier digital industrial company, yesterday launched an e-learning portal for its Lagos Garage advanced manufacturing training program with the objective of extending the training program’s reach to thousands of Nigerians across the country. Read More

November 5, 2018
GEL Utility Ltd Signs Multiyear Services Agreement with GE to Power Nigeria’s Largest Oil Refinery

PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA—November 5, 2018—GE’s Power Services (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has signed a multiyear service agreement (MYA) with GEL Utility Limited (GELUL), a joint subsidiary of Engro Corporation of Pakistan and Genesis Power & Energy Solutions, to support the power generation requirements of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary—the Port Harcourt Refining Co Read More

August 28, 2018
DP - Clarke Energy Has Been Named Preferred Bidder for Symbion Power’s Lake Kivu Power Projects, Featuring Approximately 25 of GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines

JENBACH, AUSTRIA—August 28, 2018—Symbion Power has named Clarke Energy as the preferred bidder for two important power plants in Rwanda, which will generate power from dissolved biogas from deep below Lake Kivu. The projects include approximately 25 Jenbacher* gas engines from GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE). This announcement coincides with a British Government trade delegation’s visit to Africa. Read More

July 19, 2018
GE, Lagos State Government Sign Agreement on Power, Healthcare, Skills Development

Lagos, Nigeria – July 4, 2018: GE (NYSE: GE), 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 Agreement by both parties during the France-Nigeria Business Forum held yesterday in Lagos, one of several events hosted during the visit of President of France, Emmanuel Macron, to Nigeria.   Read More

July 17, 2018
GE Power Releases Whitepaper on Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — July 17, 2018 —  As Africa faces emerging opportunities to help deliver efficient, affordable and reliable electricity to consumers,  GE Power’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) today unveiled a whitepaper on the “Digitization of Energy Transmission & Distribution in Africa." The paper explores the opportunities and challenges faced in Sub-Saharan Africa as the new future of energy and electrification emerges.  Read More

June 28, 2018
GE’s Distributed Power Signs New Waukesha Distributor in Nigeria

LAGOS, NIGERIA—June 28, 2018—Continuing to expand its global Waukesha sales and services network to meet the growing demand for power at or near the point of use, GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced it has signed an agreement with HOERBIGER Service Middle East FZE to be an authorized distributor for GE’s Waukesha gas engine products in Nigeria. Read More

June 19, 2018
GE hits 100th power plant milestone in Sub-Saharan Africa

POINTE-NOIRE, MAURITIUS — June 20, 2018— At the forefront of innovation and technology in energy while collaborating with power producers across the region,  GE Power (NYSE:GE) announced today that it has reached its 100th power plant installation in Sub-Saharan Africa. This significant milestone was achieved with power plants in Angola powered by trailer-mounted aero gas turbine technology. The company has now installed over 300 turbines in up to 22 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.   Read More

April 24, 2018
GE Power awards R30Million of Student Bursaries in Partnership with ESKOM

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — April 24, 2018 — GE’s Steam Power business (NYSE: GE) in collaboration with ESKOM, South Africa’s power utility company, has awarded needs-based bursaries worth up to 30 Million rands to sixty students from the Mpumalanga province. The bursaries which will run for a period of four years, will cover accommodation costs, books and a living stipend. Eskom, on their part, has donated laptops to each of the bursary recipients.   Read More

April 16, 2018
Eskom’s Kusile wet flue gas desulphurization plant achieves 93% removal efficiency rate upon completion and Performance test evaluation

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — April 10, 2018 — GE’s Steam Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has successfully completed tests for performance of Unit 1, of the Wet Flue Gas Desulphurization Plant (WFGD) at Eskom’s Kusile new build plant, the first air quality control system of its kind in Africa.  The WFGD Plant will be the cleanest coal-fired power plant in Eskom’s fleet. Read More

February 13, 2018
GE to Help Increase Output and Reliability of Shell Petroleum Development Company’s Afam VI plant in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria— February 13 , 2018 — Aligning with Nigeria’s energy strategy for the future GE’s Power Services business (NYSE: GE) today announced it has signed a Multi-year Service Agreement (MYA) with Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) for the its  650MW Afam VI  combined cycle power plant located in the South-eastern part of the country. Read More

February 12, 2018
GE & Marinus Energy to build first-of-its-kind Waste Gas to Power plant in Ghana

ACCRA, GHANA — February 12, 2018— As developing countries embrace innovation that will guarantee faster solutions to energy challenges, GE Power (NYSE: GE) and Marinus Energy today announced a pilot project to capture Isopentane gas and use it as a fuel source for generating electricity. Read More

January 24, 2018
GE Releases 4Q '17 Earnings

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January 8, 2018
GE, Roche Enter Partnership to Develop Integrated Digital Diagnostics Platform to Improve Oncology and Critical Care Treatment

Chicago, USA Jan 8, 2018 – GE Healthcare has entered into a strategic, long-term partnership with Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) to jointly develop and co-market digital clinical decision support solutions. The partnership will initially focus on products that accelerate and improve individualized treatment options for cancer and critical care patients.   Read More

September 20, 2017
BAKER HUGHES, A GE COMPANY AWARDED CONTRACT BY NIGERIA LNG IN MILESTONE DIGITAL AGREEMENT FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

PARIS — (20 September, 2017): Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE: BHGE) has signed an agreement for the provision of Asset Performance Management (APM) software and services for LNG trains and related Balance of Plant (BoP) by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG). NLNG shareholders are Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (49%), Shell Gas B.V. (25.6%), Total Gaz Electricite Holdings France (15%), and Eni International (N.A). N.V. S.àr.L (10.4%). This deal marks the first APM solution sold and executed both in the LNG market and in Sub-Saharan Africa by BHGE. Read More

September 6, 2017
GE’s efficient power generation and air quality control technology is deployed at Kusile Unit One in South Africa

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