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Kengen Opens Bidding for 560 MW Geothermal Power Plant

Kengen has opened bidding for the construction of geothermal power plants in the Great Rift Valley, in an initiative to achieve production of 585 megawatts...

Kenya Full Steam Ahead to Sustainable Energy

There is clean energy in the ground in Kenya - a lot of it - and Kenya has already moved to start tapping the...

Kenya’s Geothermal Project to Receive Sh10 Billion Funding Boost

Plans to set up a 400MW geothermal power generating station at Menengai has received a boost, following approval for its funding by the African Development Bank (AfBD). In an interview with the Daily Nation, Gabriel Negatu AfDB's regional director, confirmed that at the end of last year, the board approved a Sh10.2 billion loan to fund the project. The funds are expected to be released by March this year.

Kenya Kicks Off Mega Geothermal Project

Kenya will spend more than Sh130 billion within two years to put up 280 megawatts geothermal power plants in Olkaria near Naivasha. Billed as the largest single one-off geothermal project in the world.

Kenya Plans Secret Geothermal Deal With Chinese Firm

A Chinese contractor, the Great Wall Drilling Company, has secretly signed a memorandum of understanding with the Kenya government to drill 80 geothermal wells, with funding expected to come from the Chinese Exim Bank.

Kenyan Govt Floats Bids for "Largest" Geothermal Project in Africa

Bids for what could become Africa's largest geothermal project have been floated by Kenya's Geothermal Development Company, and construction of the first phase of four is set to begin January 2012.