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[field_dateline]Kenya’s renewable energy development has received a major boost after the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French Development Agency (AFD) underpinning funding of up to Ksh6.9 billion (60 million Euros) by the French...
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December 1 30 2015… Kenya's main power producer, KenGen, has enhanced output from hydro with the current heavy rains filling up the country’s major generating dams at the Seven Forks in Eastern Kenya.
Energy planners say all the dams in the cascade have attained their...

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KenGen NEWS RELEASE
KENGEN WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS

Nairobi, Friday 28th August 2015………
KenGen scored a double win at the prestigious East African Power Industry Awards gala in Nairobi when the company was voted best in East Africa in the categories...

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KenGen Drilling Programme Records Unique Success 
June 25 : KenGen has recorded significant steam finds in Olkaria, putting the company in a prime position to begin the next phase of capacity enhancement projects which are largely based on geothermal energy.
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KenGen strikes 33MW from New geothermal wells in Olkaria 

Olkaria Wells OW-923 Trio is among the biggest geothermal wells in the area

June 05 2015… The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has successfully drilled another set of big...

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Hydro Generation to Go Up as Dams Fill Up

May 25 2015…Generation from the cheaper hydro sources is set to go up in the coming weeks following significant rise in water levels at the main power dams.

The dams at the main generating dams at the seven forks hydro...

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The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) was voted Africa’s 2014/2015 Energy Company in a survey featuring major utilities across the continent. Additionally, the 280MW - its flagship project and the world’s single largest geothermal project -has been voted as this year’...

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KenGen Enhances Hydro Generation Following Heavy El NIno Rains
 

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KenGen Enhances Hydro...

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December 10, 2014….Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has finally connected to the national grid the entire 280 MW of Olkaria geothermal power, a move that is expected to further lower the cost of electricity in the country. 
Last week, Olkaria 1 additional...

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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...

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