Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Djibouti: Toshiba to Help Develop Geothermal Energy Resources

Toshiba and Djibouti's ODDEG Conclude Memorandum of Understanding on Geothermal Power Generation Business (News Release)

Toshiba Corporation has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Office Djiboutien de Développement de l'Energie Géothermique (ODDEG), the government organization responsible for developing Djibouti's geothermal power capabilities, that envisages a comprehensive collaboration in the geothermal power generation business.

Under the terms of the MOU, ODDEG and Toshiba will cultivate Djibouti's extensive geothermal resources and provide training for personnel working in plants.

Many sites in Djibouti are suitable for geothermal power generation, and current plans envisage constructing geothermal power stations with a base capacity of about 50 megawatt. The MOU provides Toshiba with the opportunity to work with ODDEG to develop a highly promising, low CO2 renewable source that will contribute to a green Djibouti, and to supply geothermal power generation equipment in the future.

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