Nosizwe Dlengezele, regional sales executive at GE Gas Power, shares her insights into best practices using gas alongside other technologies as a low-cost power-on-demand solution to address the carbon emission factor.
While renewables are growing rapidly, increases are not occurring fast enough, and they are still projected to provide less than half of the global electricity supply by 2040.
Accelerated deployment of renewables and gas power can rapidly change the trajectory on climate change, states GE report.
Gas has a crucial role to play in enabling the transition to renewables, says GE Gas Power's commercial growth director, Michael Konadu.
Transmission and Distribution
GE Grid Solutions secures a $47 million contract in Benin, to supply four substations, including GIS and seven substation extensions.
GE Renewable Energy has been selected by EDF RE and Mitsui & Co to supply equipment for the 87MW Taza onshore wind farm in Morocco.
With the portion of bioenergy at 45% of the total energy mix, Africa's potential to capitalise on this steam powered technology can be validated writes GE.
Africa is poised to use gas technologies that are faster, more reliable, more cost-effective and more environmentally-friendly than coal or oil.
Business and markets
A 3-year infrastructure agreement, signed between the DRC and GE, seeks to accelerate the economic and social development of the country.
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