Posted on :Monday , 12th July 2021
The 100MW Kipeto wind farm project in Kenya has been completed. Pan-African developer BTE Renewables and Kenyan-owned renewable developer, Craftskills announced that all of the projectâ€™s 60 wind turbines are now producing power to the national grid.
Located in Kajiado County, Kipeto is Kenyaâ€™s second-largest wind power project with a 20-y. . .
Posted on :Tuesday , 25th May 2021
Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Kenya's largest power producer, plans to commission unit 6 of its Olkaria I geothermal power plant before the end of this year. The steam plant is being built by the Japanese companies Marubeni Corporation and Fuji Electric.
Marubeni Corporation is on track to meet its line-up. The Japanese company chosen by KenGen for the constr. . .
Posted on :Wednesday , 19th May 2021
The Kenyan state-owned Geothermal Development Company has launched a call for expressions of interest for the direct use of geothermal steam at the Menengai site in the Rift Valley in western Kenya. Interested investors have until May 24th, 2021 to apply.
Geothermal Development Company is on its way to diversify the use of geothermal steam in Kenyaâ€™s Rift V. . .
Posted on :Friday , 14th May 2021
Kenya is the most advanced country in the Eastern Africa in terms of exploiting its geothermal resources. Nairobi wants to grow its installed electricity capacity and diversify the use of geothermal heat. This is the main rationale behind the partnership which was recently signed between the state-owned Geothermal Development Company, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and th. . .
Posted on :Thursday , 13th May 2021
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has announced a 9 per cent profit increase in its half-yearly unaudited financial results for the period ended 31 December 2020.
The company's profit before tax grew from Ksh 6.2 billion ($55 million) to Ksh 6.8 billion ($64 million), states a company statement.
KenGen co. states that revenue from geothermal. . .