Monday, November 28, 2016

Kenya: More Awards for Olkaria I Units 4 and 5 Geothermal Project

Olkaria Geothermal Power Project wins KenGen JICA President Award (

JICA Chief Representative, Keiko Sano,
and KenGen MD, Eng Albert Mugo 
Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has been awarded the 2016 JICA President Award for its flagship green energy project, Olkaria I Units 4 and 5.

Awarded by the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA), the Presidential Award is given to an individual or organisation that is associated with JICA and whose contribution in the field of development is recognised to be of immense significance in development of human resources, society and economy in developing countries.

The Olkaria I Units 4 and 5 is among eight projects and five individuals that have been recognised in 2016. The 140 MW geothermal power plants were funded by JICA in collaboration with various development partners.