(MENAFN - Arab News) Saudi Electricity Co. (SEC) is the single largest customer for General Electric (GE) globally and the US industrial giant is always keen to deliver and transfer its latest and best technology to Saudi Arabia to support its needs, a top GE official told Arab News in Jeddah yesterday.
"The latest GE technology is driving efficiency and diversity of solutions across the Kingdom," said Mohammed Mohaisen, regional general manager of thermal products & power generations services sales Middle East for GE Power & Water.
"We are also working to make Saudi Arabia GE's hub for repair and maintenance for the gas turbines to serve not only the Kingdom, but also the rest of the Middle East and Europe," he said.
"In fact, as a long-term partner of the Kingdom, having provided the first gas turbine for the first power plant, we are committed to innovating new technologies that specifically meet Saudi Arabia's real needs," Mohaisen said on the sidelines of the Saudi Water & Power Forum.
GE, with its long presence in Saudi Arabia, is providing more than 50 percent of the total power generation to the Kingdom, a feat made possible by its employees, which also reflects the company's efforts to continue to invest in technology and human capital alongside the process of localization.
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