Friday, May 18, 2018

Malawi: Toshiba to Supply 1 MW to 10 MW Geothermal Wellhead System

Toshiba signs MoUs to support African hydropower, geothermal roll-out (Engineering News)

Energy systems multinational Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) to cooperate with African countries to develop hydropower and geothermal energy systems.

Toshiba Africa MD Iwasuke Shimada points out that the company has signed MoUs with Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Djibouti for geothermal power development in these countries, and that it has supplied and helped to develop geothermal power plants in Kenya.

One of the MoUs is with Malawi’s Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining (MNREM) for the development and supply of equipment and the development of operational and management guidelines, and to facilitate capacity building programmes for geothermal power in Malawi.

Specifically, the agreement includes feasibility and geotechnical work, early construction and the supply of geothermal power generation equipment, including a 1 MW to 10 MW geothermal wellhead system.

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