Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs
Project at Azito Power Plant in Abidjan marks GE’s first GT13E2 MXL2 Gas Turbine Upgrade in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Plant’s output will increase by up to 30 Megawatts, helping the country to meet its electricity needs.
Upgrade includes GE’s Predix*-based Operations Optimization Solution to improve overall plant performance.
To improve performance and provide valuable insights and visibility into plant and turbine operations, GE’s Power Services business(NYSE: GE) (www.GEpower.com) today announced it has signed an agreement with Azito Energie S.A. (Azito) (www.AzitoEnergie.com) to upgrade two gas turbines at the company’s combined-cycle power plant. GE’s hardware upgrade and Operations Optimization digital solutions will help increase power output by up to 30 megawatts (MW) and will equip Azito with the insights it needs to increase efficiency and improve operations at the power plant. The project, located in the Yopougon district of Ivory Coast, marks GE’s first GT13E2 MXL2 gas turbine upgrade (https://Goo.gl/x8TSgC) order in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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