Geothermal

KenGen commissions the entire 280MW geothermal project

The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) on Thursday last week inaugurated the 140MW Olkaria 1 power plant, the last phase of the 280 MW of Olkaria geothermal power the world’s largest such power plant, a move that is expected to further stabilise the cost of electricity in the country. H.E President Paul Kagame of the Republic of …

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KenGen strikes 30MW geothermal well in Olkaria, Africa’s biggest

Olkaria OW-921 is one of the five biggest geothermal wells in the world Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has successfully drilled one of the biggest geothermal wells in the world, boosting Kenya’s quest to triple her power generation capacity to 5,000 megawatts. The well, with a production capacity of 30 megawatts, is Africa’s biggest and …

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KenGen Drilling Programme Records Unique Success

KenGen has recorded significant steam finds in Olkaria, putting the company in a prime position to begin the next phase of capacity enhancement projects which are largely based on geothermal energy. A total of 375 megawatts (MW) is currently available for three planned projects with a total capacity of 350MW as the company continues to …

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KenGen strikes 33MW from New geothermal wells in Olkaria

Olkaria Wells OW-923 Trio is among the biggest geothermal wells in the area The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has successfully drilled another set of big geothermal wells in this country, further boosting Kenya’s quest to be self sufficient in electricity. Three wells located within one pad with a total capacity of 33 megawatts, form …

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Kengen Signs $140m Steam Field Development Contract With Sinopec

Kenya Electricity Generating Company KenGen has signed a steam field development contract with Sinopec International of China worth Ksh 11.6 billion, after the latter emerged the winner in an international competitive bidding process. This project is jointly funded by KFW and the WorldBank, which were both available at the signing ceremony. The contract is the …

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Toshiba Concludes MoU with TGDC for Geothermal Power Generation Business in Tanzania

Toshiba Corporation has announced that the company has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Tanzania Geothermal Development Company Limited (TGDC) for comprehensive collaboration in the geothermal power generation business. This is TGDC’s first MOU with a Japanese company. TGDC and Toshiba will collaborate to promote a geothermal power generation business and human resource development …

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Ormat to Expand Olkaria III Geothermal Complex in Kenya by 24 MW

Ormat Technologies has announced today its subsidiary has signed an amended and restated Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) with Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited (KPLC), paving the way for the expansion of the Olkaria complex. Under the terms of the PPA, Ormat expects to increase the generating capacity of the complex by 24 MW, bringing …

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Toshiba concludes MoU with Ethiopian Electric Power on geothermal power generation

Toshiba Corporation has announced that the company has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ethiopian Electric Power on a comprehensive partnership in geothermal power that will see the parties collaborate in power generation projects and personnel development. Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP), a publicly owned utility, engages in the development of geothermal resources and the …

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