KenGen inks Sh709m geothermal deal in Djibouti

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KenGen's geothermal energy plant in Olkaria.

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What you need to know:

  • Kenya’s deal with Djibouti will see the Horn country benefit from KenGen's experience and expertise.
  • Kenya has a geothermal energy potential of 10,000MW but just under 1000MW has been successfully exploited.

State-owned electricity producer Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has signed a Sh709 million contract to drill three geothermal wells in Djibouti.

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