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May 29, 2019
GE Commissions Advanced Gas Turbine at Iraq’s Al Qudus Power Plant to Help Meet Summer 2019 Power Needs

Baghdad, Iraq; May 29, 2019: GE Power (NYSE: GE) has installed and commissioned a new advanced 9E gas turbine at the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity’s (MoE) Al Qudus Power Plant. The site was previously capable of generating up to 1,125 megawatts (MW) of power. With the addition of the new turbine, it can generate an additional 125 MW, which will contribute to meeting the higher demand for power during the summer months. Read More

May 19, 2019
GE Secures $1.0B in Project Financing for Sharjah’s First Independent Combined Cycle Power Plant

SHARJAH, UAE; May 20, 2019 – Co-developers GE Energy Financial Services (“GE EFS”) and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation (“Sumitomo”) along with Shikoku Electric Power Company and Sharjah Asset Management (“SAM”), the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah, have closed financing from leading private financial institutions and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (“JBIC”), Japan’s export credit agency (ECA), for GE’s flagship 1.8 gigawatts (GW) power project, Hamriyah Independent Power Company (“Project”), in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Read More

April 24, 2019
GE’s AGP Upgrade Improves Energy Efficiency & Output at Egypt’s West Damietta Power Plant

  GE Power completes the installation of Advanced Gas Path (AGP) upgrades on four 9E gas turbines at the West Damietta Power Plant.Upgrades helped to enhance fuel efficiency by up to 2.2 percent and generate up to 18 megawatts (MW) of additional output at the site - the equivalent electricity needed to power up to 15,000 Egyptian homes.  Read More

April 1, 2019
ACWA Power Zarqa IPP, driven by GE Power’s 9E gas turbines, enters commercial operations to add 485 MW electricity to Jordan’s grid

Amman, Jordan; April 1, 2019: ACWA Power today announced the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) commenced commercial operations of its ACWA Power Zarqa combined cycle power plant on 29th September 2018. The plant can generate up to 485 megawatts (MW), the equivalent electricity required to supply up to 350,000 Jordanian households. Read More

February 19, 2019
GE Provides Advanced Gas Turbine & Services for Iraq’s Al Qudus Power Plant

Baghdad, Iraq; February 19, 2019: Delivering on its commitment to support the development of Iraq’s energy infrastructure, GE Power (NYSE: GE) provided an advanced 9E gas turbine to the Ministry of Electricity’s (MoE) Al Qudus Power Plant. GE will also service up to seven GE 9E gas turbines at the facility throughout 2019, including maintenance, supply of parts and rehabilitation.   Read More

January 29, 2019
GE & Sumitomo Sign Agreement with SEWA to Develop, Build & Operate Sharjah’s First Independent Combined Cycle Power Plant

Sharjah, UAE; January 29, 2019: GE (NYSE: GE) and Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation have reached a public-private partnership milestone by signing a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) to develop, build and operate a 1.8 gigawatt (GW) combined cycle power plant located in Hamriyah. Read More

January 23, 2019
Iraqi Ministry of Electricity and GE Power celebrate inauguration of Baghdad West North Substation

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October 21, 2018
GE signs Principles of Cooperation to support the government’s vision in building Iraq’s energy sector and revitalizing the economy

Baghdad, Iraq; October 21, 2018: GE (NYSE: GE) signed Principles of Cooperation (POC) with the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity to develop the country’s power sector. The plan is expected to generate up to 14 gigawatts (GW) of power, create up to 65,000 direct and indirect jobs, support the government to realize savings and recoverable losses of up to $3 billion per year, establish a local technology center and support water and healthcare access.   Read More

October 21, 2018
GE signs Principles of Cooperation to support the government’s vision in building Iraq’s energy sector and revitalizing the economy

Baghdad, Iraq; October 21, 2018: GE (NYSE: GE) signed Principles of Cooperation (POC) with the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity to develop the country’s power sector. The plan is expected to generate up to 14 gigawatts (GW) of power, create up to 65,000 direct and indirect jobs, support the government to realize savings and recoverable losses of up to $3 billion per year, establish a local technology center and support water and healthcare access.   Read More

October 9, 2018
GE Power to supply 4 nuclear turbine islands for El Dabaa, Egypt’s first nuclear plant

Baden, Switzerland -- October 9, 2018: Today GE Power announced it won the contract to deliver the turbine island equipment for El Dabaa nuclear power plant project in Egypt through AAEM its joint venture with Atomenergomash. GE Power will supply the basic design of four conventional island, supply four nuclear turbine generator sets, including the Arabelle half-speed steam turbines, and provide technical expertise for the on-site installation and commissioning.   Read More

October 9, 2018
GE Power to supply 4 nuclear turbine islands for El Dabaa, Egypt’s first nuclear plant

Baden, Switzerland -- October 9, 2018: Today GE Power announced it won the contract to deliver the turbine island equipment for El Dabaa nuclear power plant project in Egypt through AAEM its joint venture with Atomenergomash. GE Power will supply the basic design of four conventional island, supply four nuclear turbine generator sets, including the Arabelle half-speed steam turbines, and provide technical expertise for the on-site installation and commissioning.   Read More

August 30, 2018
Clarke Energy to Supply GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines to Power New Algerian ‘Mega Mosque’

ALGIERS, ALGERIA—August 30, 2018—GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced U.K.-based Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized Channel Partner of Jenbacher gas engines in Algeria, has been selected by the developers of the new Djamaâ el Djazaïr mosque (the Great Mosque of Algiers), to supply four of GE’s J320 Jenbacher gas engines for a trigeneration plant. The facility will provide the mosque with reliable, efficient and lower-carbon power, heating and cooling. Read More

August 30, 2018
Clarke Energy to Supply GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines to Power New Algerian ‘Mega Mosque’

ALGIERS, ALGERIA—August 30, 2018—GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced U.K.-based Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized Channel Partner of Jenbacher gas engines in Algeria, has been selected by the developers of the new Djamaâ el Djazaïr mosque (the Great Mosque of Algiers), to supply four of GE’s J320 Jenbacher gas engines for a trigeneration plant. The facility will provide the mosque with reliable, efficient and lower-carbon power, heating and cooling. Read More

July 19, 2018
Digitizing the future of mining: Ma’aden and GE partner to deploy digital solutions for mining industry

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; July 18, 2018: The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) and GE today signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities to deploy GE’s industry leading digital solutions across Ma’aden’s diverse mining operations, including sites focused on gold, copper, aluminum, and phosphate. GE will provide Ma’aden with digital transformation advisory and applications, as well as leadership and training opportunities for Ma’aden’s employees across the Kingdom.   Read More

July 19, 2018
Digitizing the future of mining: Ma’aden and GE partner to deploy digital solutions for mining industry

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; July 18, 2018: The Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden) and GE today signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding to explore opportunities to deploy GE’s industry leading digital solutions across Ma’aden’s diverse mining operations, including sites focused on gold, copper, aluminum, and phosphate. GE will provide Ma’aden with digital transformation advisory and applications, as well as leadership and training opportunities for Ma’aden’s employees across the Kingdom.   Read More

May 15, 2018
GE Expands Its Innovative Advanced Gas Path Technology to Fifth Gas Turbine Fleet and Announces First Adoption in the Cement Industry

BADEN, SWITZERLAND—May 15, 2018—GE’s Power Services business (NYSE: GE) today announced another significant series of milestones with its innovative Advanced Gas Path (AGP) solution—a win with Saudi Cement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that expands this technology to the fifth GE gas turbine fleet, the 6B, and marks the first AGP installation in the cement industry. In addition, its win with Ohgishma Power marks the first win for GE’s 9F AGP technology in Japan.   Read More

May 15, 2018
GE Expands Its Innovative Advanced Gas Path Technology to Fifth Gas Turbine Fleet and Announces First Adoption in the Cement Industry

BADEN, SWITZERLAND—May 15, 2018—GE’s Power Services business (NYSE: GE) today announced another significant series of milestones with its innovative Advanced Gas Path (AGP) solution—a win with Saudi Cement in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that expands this technology to the fifth GE gas turbine fleet, the 6B, and marks the first AGP installation in the cement industry. In addition, its win with Ohgishma Power marks the first win for GE’s 9F AGP technology in Japan.   Read More

April 9, 2018
GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan

Amman, Jordan; April 9, 2018: GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will provide its latest generation of 3.6-137 wind turbines to Mass Energy Group Holding, a subsidiary of Mass Global, to develop a 100 MW Mass Wind project in the country.  This clean energy project will meet the power requirements of over 150,000 homes and reduce carbon emissions by 233,800 metric tons annually. Read More

April 9, 2018
GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan

Amman, Jordan; April 9, 2018: GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will provide its latest generation of 3.6-137 wind turbines to Mass Energy Group Holding, a subsidiary of Mass Global, to develop a 100 MW Mass Wind project in the country.  This clean energy project will meet the power requirements of over 150,000 homes and reduce carbon emissions by 233,800 metric tons annually. Read More

April 8, 2018
Saudi Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Small Medium Enterprise Authority, GE, and Obeikan Digital Solutions host Middle East’s largest digital industrial hackathon

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; April 2, 2018: The Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MICT), Small Medium Enterprise Authority (SMEA), GE Digital, and Obeikan Digital Solutions (ODS) joined hands this week to host the Middle East’s largest-ever digital industrial hackathon – the Saudi Digital Machines Hackathon, held under the patronage of HE Eng. Abdullah Al-Swaha, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Communications and IT. Read More