GE is on the cutting edge of developing more efficient energy solutions, including digital wind farms and solid oxide fuel cells.
It was the first time that a piece of graphical journalism was honoured at the CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards
Talking energy: Why GE backed Energy & Infrastructure category at CNN Multichoice African Journalist awards
GE wants to see even more entries in the years to come because energy and infrastructure remain at the core of Africa’s development.
Some 20 journalists drawn from the East African region this October underwent basic training on the energy sector in Africa for better storytelling.
General Electric seeks to double Africa revenue to $10 billion in 5 years, eyes Nigeria and Ethiopia
GE has identified Africa as one of its most important growth areas; plans to invest $2bn by 2018 as well as doubling its workforce on the continent.
“The potential in Africa is huge,” says GE as it spreads and picks up deals in Nigeria, Angola, Kenya, and Ghana.
From manufacturing, financial services, renewable energy, petrochemicals and mobile data, global and African investors are seeing dollar signs
If Africa reinvested just 5% of its annual oil and coal export revenues, that would be enough to supply electricity to every home on the continent.