GE, XD to Boost Africa’s Power Supply

In order to meet the growing demand for electricity in Africa, General Electric (GE) and XD Electric Group have joined hands together to offer transmission and distribution solutions to generate electricity.

According to a statement from GE, on Thursday, the arrangement would involve the combination of GE’s grid automation capabilities with XD Electric’s comprehensive portfolio of primary high-voltage equipment.

The General Manager of GE, in charge of Digital Energy Business for Europe Middle East and Africa, Mr. Luis Perez, said, “In Africa, we’re focused on grid expansion projects and greenfield network interconnections, as we continue to create a modern power grid that is stable, resilient and energy efficient.”