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Billionaire investors meet President, seek to pump cash into energy

Kenya is a model investment destination and a model for the rest of Africa, Sir Richard Branson, founder and CEO…

Posted in Renewables 2

Embrace green energy for development, President Kenyatta urges African countries

President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African countries to embrace low cost green energy for the continent to realize its development…

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GDC trains 113 staff with the JICA $20.5M capacity building grant Baringo-Silali Project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has trained 113 young engineers, scientists and planners in the first phase of the…

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Baringo Land deal paves way for commencement of the KfW 80 Million Euro Baringo-Silali Project

GDC has signed a land agreement pact with affected communities in the Baringo area thus paving way for the commencement…

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Engineer Johnson Ole Nchoe named new GDC MD

Following a recommendation by the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) Board of Directors, and approval by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…