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GE Working with Egypt on Power, Natural Gas and Solar Projects

GE Grid Solutions is providing four gas-insulated substations that are critical elements of the power system that will help connect electricity to more than 6.5 million Egyptian homes. GE will be building in Egypt a 50MW solar farm, the company's first turnkey solar power plant project anywhere in the world. The extensive, complex deepwater infrastructure needed to extract natural gas from Egypt's Zohr gas field in the Mediterranian sea was awarded to Baker Hughes, a GE company. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING

The Zohr Gas Field situated in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Egyptian coast. Baker Hughes, a GE company, was awarded a major subsea contract from Petrobel--a joint venture between IEOC (an Eni subsidiary in Egypt) and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)--for phase two of the development of the natural gas field.


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