African Development Bank team on appraisal tour of Menengai

African Development Bank team on appraisal tour of Menengai

A delegation from the African Development Bank (AfDB) toured the Menengai Geothermal Project on 30th October 2018 on a supervision mission to review the overall status of the project’s implementation. The continental bank is the main financier of Menengai Project. The team comprised of Mr. Alemeyehu Wubeshet (Chief Regional Power Systems Officer/Mission team lead), Mr. Patrick Owuori […]

GDC begins moving trucks and rig to North Rift

GDC begins moving trucks and rig to North Rift

It was a historical moment for GDC as trucks were flagged off to Baringo-Silali, from the Menengai project site on Tuesday 9th October 2018. Several GDC Board Members, Managing Director & CEO Eng. Johnson P. Ole Nchoe and staff were present to witness this monumental moment.   The three GDC Directors who were present were all excited […]

Boost for Menengai as first IPP set to hit ground

Boost for Menengai as first IPP set to hit ground

The ground-breaking ceremony for the first of the three power plants to be constructed by Independent Power Producers (IPPs) at the Menengai Geothermal Project is set to be held in March this year. Quantam East Africa Power Limited will be breaking ground for the first 35MW power plant followed by Sosian Menengai Geothermal Power Limited […]

Nigerian Defence Forces hail GDC’s Menengai Environmental and Social Management Program (ESMP)

Nigerian Defence Forces hail GDC’s Menengai Environmental and Social Management Program (ESMP)

The Menengai Environmental and Social Management Program (ESMP) has been commended by the Nigerian Defence forces. The team visited the Menengai Geothermal project accompanied by the Kenya Forest Service to learn how the geothermal project is undertaking environmental conservation. According to Mr. Benedict Omodi, the Head of Nigerian Defense Forces delegation, the environmental program initiated […]