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African Development Bank welcomes $10 million Clean Technology Fund investment to diversify Ethiopia’s energy mix

The African Development Bank has welcomed a decision by the Trust Fund Committee of the Clean Technology Fund CTF), one of two funds within the Climate Investment Funds (CIF), to extend … Read More

Toshiba Wins Order in Ethiopia for Small Scale Geothermal Power Generation System for Wellhead

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS)  has announced that the company, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Turkish engineering company Egesim Energy Electro-Mechanic Construction Contracting Co., Ltd. have received an … Read More

GDC, NOCK in Fuel Supply Partnership For Drilling Activities

GDC and the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) have signed an agreement which will see the latter supply diesel for drilling and water pumping activities for the Lake Baringo … Read More

Civil Works Begin At Olkaria V Geothermal Plant

Civil works have commenced in the 154 megawatt Olkaria V plant nine months after Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta broke ground at the location of the facility. The planned which is … Read More

Baringo County Residents Embrace Baringo-Silali Geothermal Project

Residents of the Baringo County have embraced the Geothermal Development Corporation’s (GDC’s) Baringo-Silali Project and urged GDC to commence the drilling process. In a meeting, attended by the GDC Managing … Read More

KenGen Awards Mitsubishi Corporation Contract to Construct Olkaria V Geothermal Plant

Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), together with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) and H Young & Co. (E.A.) Ltd. (HY), has been awarded a full turnkey contract by Kenya Electricity Generating … Read More

IRENA/ADFD Open Fifth Round of Funding for Renewable Energy Projects

USD 50 million available for scalable, replicable and transformative renewable energy projects in developing countries The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have … Read More

IPP’s At Menengai Geothermal Project Warned Not To Cause Delays

The Ministry of Energy & Petroleum has given the Menengai Geothermal Project a clean bill of health having confirmed the existence of sufficient steam to feed the proposed 105MW power … Read More