KenGen secures Ksh6.9b from France for Meru Wind Park

Kenya’s renewable energy development has received a major boost after the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French Development Agency (AFD) underpinning funding … Read More

First Turbine Shipment for Lake Turkana Wind Power project arrives in Mombasa Port

The first shipment of Vestas turbines for the 310 megawatt (MW) Lake Turkana Wind Power project has arrived in the Port of Mombasa. The turbines are the first of 365 … Read More

Ormat Announces Commercial Operation of Plant 4 in Olkaria III in Kenya, Expanding Complex Capacity to Nearly 140 MW

Ormat Technologies has announced that it reached commercial operation of Plant 4 in the Olkaria III complex in Kenya, increasing the complex total generating capacity by 29 MW to 139 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

Distribution Plan Announced For 2 Million Solar Power Systems To Homes In Kenya

Onsite at COP21, the most important climate change event in the world’s history, SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar energy projects, and an Official Partner of … Read More

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. … Read More