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Monday, December 14, 2015 - 09:15

Olkaria OW-721 is one of the five biggest geothermal wells in the world

 

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has successfully drilled one of the biggest geothermal wells in the world, boosting Kenya’s quest to triple her power generation capacity to 5,000 megawatts.

 

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 09:15

The new man at the helm of Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), Albert Mugo, has said that his core focus will be on capacity expansion and further diversifying the company’s power generation mix into geothermal and coal sources.  

Speaking at his maiden press conference as Managing Director and CEO of Kenya’s largest power producer, Mugo pledged to fast-track various key projects the company is presently undertaking including two geothermal plants with a capacity of 280MW expected to come on-stream by mid this year.

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 08:15

 Kenya Electricity Generating Company KenGen has today signed a steam field development contract with Synopec International of China worth Ksh 11.6 billion, after the latter emerged the winner in an international competitive bidding process. This project is jointly funded by KFW and the WorldBank, which were both available at the signing ceremony.

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