Olkaria

Kenya Electricity Generating Company’s geothermal wells in Olkaria, Naivasha, Nakuru County, in June 2020.

| Cheboite Kigen | Nation Media Group

US power firm Ormat reaping big from Kenya electricity contract

US power company Ormat continued to earn huge payouts from the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) despite lower output at its Olkaria wells, exposing the downsides of protective electricity purchase contracts.

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