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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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GEG donates books to local schools in Maasai communities

Over the past four years, Green Energy Group’s (“GEG”) construction of its Geothermal Wellhead Power Plants in the Olkaria steam field in Kenya, has been well supported by the local Maasai community and many of their members have been employed on the project in varying construction, transport and site security roles. This strong collaboration with […]

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GEG completes Phase 1 of KenGen contract

Following receipt of“Operational Acceptance Certificates” for its OLK04 and OLK05 plants at Olkaria, Kenya, Geothermal power plant supplier, Green Energy Group reports it has now completed the first phase of its 75MW contract with KenGen (the Kenya power utility). Both plants, which occupy adjacent wells have a nameplate capacity of 6.4 MW, provided […]

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KenGen embraces geothermal wellhead plants

In a recent interview with Kenya Broadcasting Corp.  KenGen Assistant Manager Peter Ouma says “[the] adoption of geothermal wellhead generators helps reducing the time it takes to generate electricity from geothermal steam wells.” Geothermal wellheads are smaller power producing units that generate between 5 and 10 megawatts of electricity. Ouma […]

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GEG recent press coverage

Following the announcement of Green Energy Group AS having been awarded the Bloomberg New Energy Pioneer Award last week in New York, the company has been covered by several news outlets.   In Iceland, newspaper Morgunblaðið covered us on the front page on April 9, 2014, as well as on […]

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GEG wins 2014 New Energy Pioneer Award by Bloomberg

At a large event today Green Energy Group AS was announced as a 2014 New Energy Pioneer by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The winners were recognized on stage at the seventh annual Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit in New York City.  “We are extremely honored to have received such a prestigious award […]

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