GE and Partners Announce New Renewable Energy Project to Boost Kenya’s Power Grid


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GE and Partners Announce New Renewable Energy Project to Boost Kenya’s Power Grid

Project follows a successful run of more than $2.5 billion worth of booked orders across Africa in the last year

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/

•          100MW wind farm near Nairobi will contribute to installed energy capacity in Kenya

•          $2.5 billion in new orders serve transport, aviation, healthcare and energy sectors

•          Deal lands as GE makes substantial progress on its 2014 commitment to invest $2 billion in Africa by 2018

GE Africa (NYSE: GE) (http://www.ge.com) announced today that it is partnering with Kipeto Energy Limited to build a new wind farm in Kenya’s Kajiado County. GE will be the sole equipment supplier for the 100MW project, some 50 kilometres from the capital Nairobi. The local power deal caps off a successful run of more than $2.5 billion in booked…

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