Thursday, April 21, 2016

Kenya: Kengen Disputes Geothermal Wellheads Tender

Kengen Appeals Over Sh52 Billion Supply Deal (

The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (Kengen) has appealed against a public procurement appeals agency's decision to award a Sh52 billion tender for supply of geothermal wellheads to a company accused of using forged documents to bag the deal.

KenGen has obtained a court order temporarily stopping the Public Procurement Administrative and Review Board (PPARB) from awarding the lucrative tender to RentCo East Africa, which has been accused of using a false certificate of incorporation to support its bid for the contract.

The board last month quashed KenGen's decision to cancel the tender and ordered that it be awarded to RentCo, which had partnered with Lantech Africa and Toshiba Corporation.

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