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.
General Electric hosted a roundtable for female students from the INPHB in Côte d'Ivoire, highlighting the need of mentorship for women in STEM careers.
GE and the Africa Leadership University have kicked-off the 3rd cohort of the AIIP, aimed at equipping digital leaders for the 4th industrial revolution.
Azito Energie selected GE to provide gas turbine technology and services for its Azito phase IV combined-cycle power plant in the Yopougon district.
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