NAIROBI, Tuesday April 28th, 2020: Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) PLC has today donated Ksh.20 million towards the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Emergency Response Fund.
KenGen which is the leading electricity generating company handed over the donation to the Fund’s Board during a brief ceremony held at the Kenya International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.
Kenya Electricity Generating Company Plc (KenGen) would like to assure all Kenyans that it has deployed mechanisms to ensure electricity generation continues uninterrupted during this period of uncertainty owing to the global COVID19 crisis.
Naivasha, Wednesday October 31, 2018: Plans are at an advanced stage to connect a new geothermal power plant, Olkaria V with an installed capacity of 165.4 MW into the country’s national power grid.
KenGen, which produces more than 70 % of the power consumed in the country, seeks to explore innovative concepts that will transform its approach to power generation with a view to consolidating its position as the market leader, while increasing shareholder value and minimizing its carbon footprint.
NAIROBI: Friday, 24th March 2017
The KenGen Board of Directors has allotted 351 million ordinary shares left over during the recent Rights Issue to the South African Government Employees Pension Fund.
Kenyan and South African regulatory authorities have approved the allotment to the Public Investment Corporation SOC Limited which is the authorised representative of the fund. The development means that KenGen has exhausted all the shares it floated during the Rights Issue and enables the company to raise additional Ksh2.3billion towards financing of new geothermal and wind power projects.
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