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GDC, Empakaa get AU funds for geothermal wells
Two Kenyan energy firms have been picked among finalists to receive funding to develop geothermal wells in Kenya.
Kenya: Geothermal Development Company Eyes More Wells in Rift Valley
A power firm has intensified exploration works in the Rift Valley after getting a Sh549 million grant from the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility in its bid to strengthen the country’s quest to boost the share of green energy in the national grid.
Geothermal company eyes heat parks for Baringo-Silali
The Baringo-Silali block is estimated to have a potential of 3,000MW. For the first phase, GDC is targeting to develop 300MW by 2030.
With new funding, GDC eyes further geothermal drilling activities
GDC continues geothermal drilling and efforts on the establishment of local industrial parks at Baringo-Silali, Kenya.
Kenya’s GDC gets $5m AU grant for geothermal wells
GDC is the first public developer to sign a grant contract with the African Union Commission.
KENYA: Government receives GRMF 14.5 million for geothermal energy in Baringo-Silali | Afrik 21
The Kenyan central government has just signed for a $14.5 million grant from the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Fund (GRMF) for the implementation of the Baringo-Silali geothermal project. It is being implemented by the Geothermal Development Corporation (GDC) owned by the Central Government of Kenya.
GDC eyes alternative use of Geothermal for idle Menengai wells
The move is aimed at broadening revenue sources from the disused plant in the new plan.
The steam gathering system for the Menengai geothermal development by GDC in Kenya, has been officially handed over in a ceremony before the holidays by H-Young East Africa.
KENYA: GDC launches exploratory drilling at Korosi geothermal site | Afrik 21
The Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has just launched exploratory drilling at the Korosi geothermal site in the Rift Valley of western Kenya. These drillings are part of the Baringo-Silali geothermal project which will produce 3,000 MWe.
The World’s No. 1 in Geothermal Electricity, Kenya Aims to Export Its Know-How
By 2030 the country aims to almost double geothermal capacity, to 1.6GW.
GDC kicks of drilling of 2nd well for Korosi prospect within the Baringo-Silali geothermal project
GDC has started drilling the second well at the Korosi prospect, one of three prospect sites within the Baringo-Silali geothermal project in Kenya.
Jared Othieno to lead Geothermal Development Company | ESI-Africa.com
Kenya’s Geothermal Development Company has appointed Jared Othieno as the managing director and chief executive officer for a period of three years.
Kenya: Geothermal Development Company to commence drilling wells | ESI-Africa.com
Next month, Geothermal Development Company will commence the operations of drillingDrilling in Baringo County, in search of steam power.
Nakuru in Kenya becoming a promising energy hub with geothermal in key role
With ongoing geothermal power plant development in Nakuru, Kenya, and geothermal direct use applications by GDC at Menengai, the county is positioning itself as an energy hub in Kenya with geothermal at its core.
GDC partners with Nakuru County in offering affordable and reliable energy to farmers – Kenya News Agency
The Geothermal Development Company (GDC) of Kenya and the Nakuru County government have entered
KenGen sets sights on 682MW geothermal plants in four years
KenGen wants to install new geothermal power plants with a capacity of up to 682 megawatts (mw) in the next four years.
Geothermal Development Company drills first well in Paka Hills, Baringo County
Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has successfully drilled the first well pad at Paka hills in Baringo County.
Geothermal energy: GDC and county to establish industrial park
The governor noted that geothermal was a game changer natural resource in the county
The social impact of the Menengai geothermal project highlighted in Kenya
During a recent visit to the site of the geothermal projects at Menengai, Kenya, representatives of the African Development Bank and GDC highlighted the important social role of the projects for the local population.
GDC to drill Baringo wells after funding request is approved
The Geothermal Development Company will drill six wells and support infrastructure in Baringo for Sh1.3 billioThe Geothermal development company (GDC) has received a major boost in its bid to improve the Silali geothermal project in Baringo following the approval of its application for funding from …
Geothermal power firm gets Sh1.3bn grant for six wells
Geothermal Development Company (GDC) is set to receive Sh1.3 billion grant from the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) to drill six wells in Baringo County.
Gov´t commissions geothermal plant in Tiaty – KBC
The government has commissioned a geothermal plant in Tiaty constituency in Baringo County. The project which is located on Mount Paka is expected to produce 300 megawatts of electricity once it starts operating to capacity. While commissioning the first exploration in nine years of the company’…
Geothermal an increasingly important source of electricity for Kenya
With increasing electrification and ongoing issues with drought, hydro power is a less and less important source of electricity in Kenya, which puts an emphasis on geothermal energy.
GDC seeks Sh193bn for mega power projects
Energy parastatal also reveals pending bills worth Sh1.39 billion as at June 2018.
GDC incorporates geothermal energy into farming in Nakuru County, Kenya
Geothermal direct use implemented by Kenya’s Geothermal Development Company (GDC) is supporting local farming in Nakuru County, providing reliable and cheap electricity, while also heat and steam for greenhouses and food processing.