Thursday, July 31, 2014


KenGen Adding 140 MW to the National Grid from Olkaria Geothermal Project (Kenya Broadcasting Corporation)

Entire 280 MW project to be commissioned by year end

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) is adding 140 MW to the national grid from the 280 MW Olkaria IV geothermal project.

The 140 MW is from two units – one of which has already completed reliability test while the other is expected to complete the test by mid August.

At the same time, two more units are expected to commence reliability tests in September and October respectively.

It is expected that before the end of the year, the entire 280 MW will be fully commissioned.

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