GE to build turbine factories in Algeria as part of 8,400MW supply contract

Issue 250 - 14 Mar 2013 - By John Hamilton

US manufacturing and contracting company General Electric (GE) has agreed to build a joint-venture industrial complex in Algeria to construct turbines and other power plant equipment as a condition of a $2bn supply contract with power and gas utility Sonelgaz. On 28 February, Sonelgaz announced that GE had submitted the lowest offer to supply 36 turbines with total capacity of 8,400MW, which will be installed in six power plants over the next four years. It said that only companies willing to establish domestic production of turbines, accumulators and control systems for future projects could bid.

Want to read more?

Medium article


(Access to one African Energy article)

Subscribe to African Energy

View subscription options

Don't have an account?

Register for access to our free content

An account also allows you to view selected free articles, set up news alerts, search our African Energy Live Data power projects database and view project locations on our interactive map


Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables

16-17 November 2022, RSA House, London

Enabling power project development in Africa

First held at RSA House in 2014, AIX: Power & Renewables has become one of the meeting places of choice for Africa’s power sector stakeholders, including leading private and public sector investors, African officials and project developers.

Produced by African Energy, the meeting is held under the Chatham House Rule and structured around interactive panel-led sessions to encourage an open debate.

More than 45 panellists have so far confirmed

See the latest agenda here.

There is a 10% discount on tickets that ends on 28 October.

African Energy subscribers and AIX members receive a 35% discount on tickets

For bookings contact Ricky Purnell

Sponsored by