KenGen partners Japan’s Toshiba ESS for operation and maintenance of geothermal power plants

KENYA – Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen), the largest producer of geothermal energy in East Africa, has signed a partnership with Japan’s Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS). The two companies will exploit geothermal energy in several countries. With 799 MWe in operation, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) is the leading producer of geothermal energy in Africa. Although…

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KenGen’s Olkaria 86MW Geothermal power plant commissioned

KENYA – The head of state of The Republic of Kenya, President Uhuru Kenyatta, has commissioned KenGen’s Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 Geothermal power plant, injecting an additional 86 megawatts (MW) into the national, grid further advancing Kenya’s green energy agenda. The power plant propels KenGen’s total installed energy capacity to 1,904MW while its geothermal capacity now stands at 799MW.…

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