Post Tagged with: "Kenya"

Best wishes for the holidays and a successful new year

The team of GEG Power wishes you, your families and colleagues a happy holidays and best wishes for a successful new geothermal year. This year’s picture shows a proud moment for our company, the new 5 MW Bjarnaflag geothermal power plant, built by GEG for Icelandic national power company Landsvirkjun. […]

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KenGen & GEG win best presentation award

In a release, the U.S.-based Geothermal Resources Council announced the outstanding technical presentations from the Technical Sessions at the 41st GRC Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, the world’s largest annual geothermal energy event. The judging criteria included the technical content, the quality of the visual aids and […]

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GEG concludes installation of 15 geothermal wellhead plants in Kenya

During a commissioning ceremony at Olkaria in Kenya, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta highlighted the importance of wellhead plants in speeding up geothermal power plant development in Kenya. GEG handed over the first geothermal wellhead plant to KenGen in November 2013 and has since brought an additional 14 plants online, with […]

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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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Stepwise resource development sensible for African geothermal ambitions

In a recent article on how the East African country of Tanzania can learn from geothermal power house Iceland, various elements are mentioned on how the country could and should develop its geothermal resources. One point in particular was raised which relates to speed up development and provide a better […]

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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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