Thursday, September 17, 2015

Kenya: Spotlight on Menengai Geothermal Project

Expanding geothermal energy in Kenya (REVE)

Since 2011, AfDB in partnership with the Climate Investment Funds, the French Development Agency, the European Investment Bank and the Government of Kenya, has been working to help diversify Kenya’s energy mix; provide clean, reliable, low-cost power; and strengthen the national grid by increasing national installed renewable power by approximately 10 percent, consistent with Kenya’s green growth vision.

More specifically, the project aims to develop the Menengai geothermal steam field to produce enough steam for 400 MW of power that will be generated by the private sector as independent power producers.

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