KenGen seeks geothermal consultants to rev up steam

What you need to know:

  • The experts will specifically advise KenGen on field exploration and development, drilling technology and management, geothermal power plant development and project management.
  • In the plan by the government to increase power production capacity in the short term, generation from geothermal resources is expected to take the leading role.
  • “Two of the six experts must be local experts. One local expert will be specialized in geothermal drilling while the other will be specialized in geothermal field exploration and development,” reads an expression of interest notice published by KenGen.

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has announced a plan to set up a geothermal board of consultants as it seeks to step up power production from the resources.


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