Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Kenya: 50 MW Geothermal Wellhead Leasing Contract is Back On

Court clears KenGen power supply deal with RentCo East Africa Ltd (Daily Nation)

The multibillion-shilling project to provide well-head geothermal power generation units for Kenya Electricity Generating Company Ltd (KenGen) at the Olkaria plant will proceed as scheduled after the court dismissed an application by a losing firm which was challenging the award of the tender to its rival.

Mr Justice George Odunga ruled that the application by Russian company OJSC Power Machines Ltd, challenging the award of the Sh52 billion tender to RentCo East Africa Ltd, ought to have been filed as an appeal before the board and not taken to court.

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