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GE showcases 'Future of Power Generation’ at Dubai expo

DUBAI, October 23, 2017

GE Power is showcasing a wide range of its industry-leading solutions at the ongoing Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex 2017) expo in Dubai.

These include GE’s 9EMax gas turbine upgrade solution, which can help cut annual fuel costs by as much as $5 million, while creating the potential for up to $6 million in additional revenue, as well as its cross-fleet portfolio of solutions that support more than 90 original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) brands of gas and steam turbines, generators, boilers and other balance-of-plant equipment.

GE said it has supported the development of the energy sector in the GCC region for over 80 years, providing innovative technologies that complement the UAE Energy Strategy 2050 and the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050.

Today, GE-built technologies can generate up to 50 per cent of the GCC’s electricity, supporting the energy sector’s transformation by utilizing various fuel sources, working across the electricity value network and deploying advanced digital industrial solutions, said the company in a statement.

A strategic sponsor of Wetex 2017, GE Power is showcasing these industry-leading technologies under the theme ‘The Future of Power Generation’ for greater efficiency, flexibility, sustainability and savings for the power sector, it stated.

Special focus is being laid on GE’s digital industrial solutions, which are enhancing efficiency, reliability and operational performance across the entire electricity value network, from the point of power generation, to transmission and distribution, to consumption, it added.

Joseph Anis, the president and chief executive of GE’s Power Services business in the Middle East & Africa, said: "The power generation industry in the UAE and wider Gulf region is focused on enhancing efficiency, diversifying the energy mix, lowering costs and modernizing operations through digitization to meet the region’s growing energy needs."

"GE Power is committed to supporting its customers with industry-leading technologies that will help them meet these goals in a sustainable manner," added Anis.
Also taking centrestage at the expo are GE’s H-class technology, the world’s most efficient heavy-duty gas turbine, which offers more than 63 per cent combined cycle efficiency and leads to the remarkably cost-effective conversion of fuel to electricity; its ultra-supercritical steam technology, which powers the world’s most efficient coal-fueled power plant in Germany and will be deployed at Dewa’s upcoming Hassyan Clean Coal Power plant.

The other projects include GE’s 4.8-158 onshore wind turbine, the largest high efficiency turbine for the company; GE’ss LV5 inverter, which is being deployed by Dewa at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park and solutions; its advanced smart grid solutions; and much more.-TradeArabia News Service

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