Post Tagged with: "Kenya"

GEG sharing KenGen’s pride in geothermal wellhead power plants

GEG Power is sharing the pride with Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). GEG developed and build the successful geothermal wellhead plants for KenGen with a total installed capacity of 81.6 MW … check in with us to see how a modular approach to geothermal development can profit your project.

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Timelapse video – construction 5 MW geothermal wellhead plant

This video shows a timelapse of the construction of a 5 MW flash-condensing geothermal wellhead power plant. The plant was built for the client Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen). Construction on the site took 30 weeks, from the civil works, laying the foundations to the connection to the grid and […]

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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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