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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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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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