Post Tagged with: "Olkaria"

Iceland geothermal video features GEG plant

A recent video shared by Icelandic cooperation platform on climate issues and green solutions, Green by Ice­land, provides a good overview on geothermal energy in Iceland. “Iceland has harnessed the potential of geothermal energy, heating 90% of its houses and producing 30% of its electricity with geothermal. Geothermal energy is […]

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Kenya’s President commissions GEG wellhead plants

During Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit last week to Olkaria for the official groundbreaking for the Olkaria V geothermal project, accompanied by Kenya Electricity Generating Company’s (KenGen) senior management, the President also visited OLK-15 the latest geothermal wellhead plant delivered and built for KenGen by Green Energy Geothermal. Green Energy […]

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KenGen pioneering geothermal wellhead power plants

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) continues to share its pride about the geothermal wellhead plants built at Olkaria in Kenya.   KenGen pioneered the geothermal wellhead condensing technology in the world.^ZB #KenGenFacts #PoweringKenya pic.twitter.com/wjZLh1pFAZ — KenGenKenya (@KenGenKenya) February 16, 2017 Green Energy Geothermal is proud having delivered the plants to […]

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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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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 brings two more geothermal wellhead plants online in Kenya

With its latest two geothermal wellhead plants now operational, Green Energy Group is fully engaged in supporting Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)’s plan to expand Kenya’s utilization of its geothermal resources both to satisfy its ever increasing power demands and to lower electricity costs. Green Energy Group AS (GEG) announces […]

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GEG hands over pilot plant to KenGen in Kenya

Green Energy Group AS has passed the final test of its 5 MW pilot plant after the 18th month pilot run and the customer, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has issued the 2nd Acceptance Certificate for the plant last month. To speed up geothermal development and bringing power online from […]

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GEG progresses construction of first 2 plants in Kenya

Green Energy Group reports progress on the construction of the first geothermal wellhead plant as part of the larger contract with KenGen. OLK-02 is now taking shape with cooling towers, gen-sets and control room having been set up. “Everything is progressing according to plan and GEG expects to commission the […]

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