Technology for clean energy generation

Geothermal Development Company engineers monitor activities at a geothermal well in Olkaria on November 10, 2014. Low-carbon Japanese geothermal power generating technology realises a green and clean source of energy in Kenya. PHOTO | SULEIMAN MBATIAH | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The completion of Olkaria V unit 1 and 2 will bring the capacity of the Olkaria geothermal power plants to 570MW.
  • Japan will work closely with Kenya to develop power that is critical to social and economic development.

During my first tour of duty as a young man in the diplomatic service many years ago, I was struck by the number of Japanese cars on Kenyan roads.

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