Articles by: A. Richter

GEG at the IIGCE exhibition in Jakarta, Indonesia

GEG attended the recent 4th Indonesian International Geothermal Convention & Exhibition 2016 in Jakarta, Indonesia. At the event, GEG maintained a booth and was present with its team, highlighting the great opportunities provided with a modular development approach with geothermal wellhead power plants. We thank all people for their interest in […]

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Small scale development could jumpstart development in Africa

A recent interview with Amanda Lonsdale, Institutional and Commercial Development Advisor, East Africa Geothermal Energy Facility (EAGER) for the British Department for International Development (DFID) provides a great insight into geothermal development in East Africa. With a 15 year career in the geothermal sector and extensive experience on international development, […]

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Caribbean geothermal development picking up

The Caribbean region depends heavily on diesel for power generation, which is a big concern based on the uncertainty of oil prices and energy security, as well as for climate change concerns. There is a huge push for utilising renewable energy technology to clean up power generation in the region […]

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GEG supports wildlife conservation in Kenya

In November 2015, Green Energy Geothermal supported the Elephant Neighbors Center.in their campaign of the “Ivory Belongs to Elephants Walk 2015” by buying 170 T-shirts. Jim Nyamu the founder and the Executive Director for Elephant Neighbors Center. ENC came to site and gave a presentation, on why conserving wildlife in Kenya […]

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GEG initiates Operation & Maintenance Training Program

Green Energy Geothermal has launched a new training program for KenGen. The workshop style training program is tailored for operators of GEG’s geothermal wellhead power plants in Kenya. In three workshops the participants are given a detailed overview on geothermal power generation, plant types and differences, thermodynamics, as well as a […]

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GEG and KenGen adding 25 MW to the national grid

Last week, Green Energy Geothermal and KenGen connected the last of additional 5 plants to the national power grid in Kenya. GEG has now built a total of 10 geothermal wellhead power plants with a total installed capacity of 55 MW gross.  This package 2 of the contract with KenGen includes five […]

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KenGen praises its GEG wellhead plants at WGC2015

In a row of presentations today, KenGen talked about its ambitious geothermal development plans and achievements. At an Africa Donor update, KenGen Managing Director Albert Mugo talked about development plans and particularly mentioned its reasoning for wellhead power plants. In another presentation, KenGen further provided details about the experience with […]

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GEG runner-up for European Geothermal Innovation Awards 2015

Having been nominated for the European Geothermal Innovation Award 2015 by the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC), Green Energy Group today received the runner-up award at the GeoTHERM Expo & Congress in Offenburg, Germany. Green Energy Group Marketing Director Alexander Richter, accepted the award on behalf of the company at the […]

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Congratulations to KenGen for commissioning of Olkaria I

Green Energy Group (GEG) congratulates KenGen on its achievement with the commissioning of the Olkaria I, 140 MW extension. KenGen celebrates the occasion today with events at the plant that are lead by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame. This is the last phase of the 280mw Olkaria […]

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