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East Africa’s Largest Solar Plant Starts Operations

Made up of 32,680 photovoltaic panels, the new 10 megawatt facility is the country’s first grid-connected solar plant and will…

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IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

USD 50 million available for scalable, replicable and transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries The International Renewable Energy Agency…

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Scatec Solar, Norfund sign Power Purchase Agreement for Mozambique’s first large scale Solar Plant

Scatec Solar  and Norfund  have signed the Power Purchase Agreement securing  the sale of solar power over a 25 year…

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IPP’s At Menengai Geothermal Project Warned Not To Cause Delays

The Ministry of Energy & Petroleum has given the Menengai Geothermal Project a clean bill of health having confirmed the…

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GDC makes Kshs. 1.6 Billion profit, Turn around from lossmaking in 2015

The Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has made a Kshs. 1.6 Billion profit after tax in the year ended June 2015…

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GDC contracts Great Wall for directional drilling

GDC has contracted the Great Wall Drilling Company Limited to drill directional geothermal wells in Menengai. A brief signing ceremony…

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Renewable Energy Conference Opens Aiming To Attract UK Investors to Kenya

The British High Commission in conjuction with Barclays bank of Kenya today held an event in Nairobi bringing together over…

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Off-Grid Renewables Offer Unprecedented Opportunity to Achieve 100% Energy Access

More than 500 participants gathered in Nairobi today for the opening of the third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference (IOREC)….

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Third International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference Kicks Off Tomorrow in Nairobi

Key stakeholders from the off-grid renewable energy sector – including policy makers, the private sector, financiers, and development institutions –…

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AfDB affirms commitment to funding Menengai Geothermal Project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the Menengai Geothermal Project during a tour of the…