Geothermal Centre of Excellence

The Geothermal Centre of Excellence is the Geothermal Development Company’s training facility founded as a response to an existing regional skills gap in the geothermal energy subsector within the East African Rift Region.

The Centre offers comprehensive,peer reviewed short course programs in all aspects of geothermal energy development. Emphasis is placed on modern techniques of surface exploration, drilling, resource assessment and project management. Programs on current geothermal direct use applica tions are also offered.

The programs are continually evaluated to be in line with industry demands. In implementing these programs, the Centre leverages on strong partnerships and linkages developed with various industry players.


  • Develop, coordinate and manage the implementation of the Geothermal Centre of Excellence
  • Coordinate partnerships and collaborations in training
  • Manage all external consultancies and disseminate research findings by coordinating activities of resource centres under GCE
To be a world leader in the development of geothermal resources.

Develop green energy for Kenya from geothermal resources.

Integrity - GDC subscribes to high ethical standards, openness and honesty.

Professionalism - GDC embraces excellence, quality service, and continual improvement.