GE’s Distributed Power solutions

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GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business is a leading provider of power equipment, engines and services, focused on power generation at or near the point of use. Distributed Power’s product portfolio includes highly efficient industrial reciprocating engines and aeroderivative gas turbines that generate 100 kW to 100 MW of power for numerous industries globally.

They deliver lifecycle support for more than 37,000 aeroderivative gas turbines and reciprocating engines worldwide to help you meet your business challenges and success metrics – anywhere and anytime. GE’s global service network connects with you locally for rapid response to your service needs.

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Distributed Power employs about 5,000 people around the world.

With total operating experience of more than 100 million hours and about 3,000 delivered units, GE’s versatile aeroderivative gas turbines have a power output of 16 to 115 MW, and they can run on a variety of fuels and emission control technologies. GE’s diverse solutions are benefiting marine, industrial, temporary power, oil and gas, utility, grid stability and FPSO (floating, production, storage and offloading) applications in more than 70 countries.

Meeting often-increasing energy demands can be daunting for such industries as oil and gas, mining, and power generation. Sometimes confronted with limited or no access to the electric grid, these industries face lack of transmission and distribution, delayed grid access, and the logistical demands of remote, islanded and mobile operation.

According to George Njenga, Regional Sales Leader of GE’s Distributed Power business in the region  they have distributed power products in Africa and they have operating units from all three of their primary product lines – Aeroderivative gas turbines, Jenbacher gas engines and Waukesha gas engines in Angola, Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, Equatorial Guinea, Tanzania and Ghana.

Most recently they launched their new high speed 2.5 MW diesel genset and announced their maiden order in Nigeria.


Nearly all of GE’s Distributed Power products are, available for African customers and have been implemented across the continent. They have operating units from all three of their primary product lines – aeroderivative gas turbines, Jenbacher gas engines and Waukesha gas engines – in Africa, and they have also announced the first sale of their latest diesel engine for power generation in Nigeria.


GE’s Distributed Power business

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