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Solar Records Steepest Price Drop Among Renewables

Solar energy costs have dropped by the steepest margin in the last 10 years among renewable sources, even as hydropower recorded an uptick. The price...

Exclusive: Inside Kenya’s 95pc Green Energy Mix

Kenya is among a handful of nations worldwide generating and consuming electricity almost completely from renewable sources. Geothermal is serving as Kenya’s baseload while hydropower...

KenGen Partners With Private Investors To Develop Geothermal Energy

Government-owned power producer KenGen is for the first time teaming up with private investors to develop power plants, starting with a 140MW geothermal facility. The...

Alternative Power Supply Keeps Nairobi Lights On

Until August 2017, Kenya’s capital Nairobi relied on a single overburdened transmission line for geothermal power supply from the steam fields of Rift Valley. Even...

Kenya’s Geothermal Agency Picks New Boss

The board of Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has picked Jared Othieno as the new managing director. Engineer Othieno takes over from the outgoing boss Johnson...

Spotlight On Africa’s Two Percent Share Of Global Green Energy

Africa accounts for a paltry 1.9 percent of the global share of developed renewable energy capacity, casting a light on the continent’s vastly untapped...

A Peek Into Kenya’s New Steam Power Plant

The story of Kenya’s latest geothermal power plant to go live, Olkaria V, goes back to January 2017 when construction works took off. From the barren, rugged...

Geothermal At The Wheel In KenGen’s Growth Drive

Geothermal cemented its top spot among the energy mix generated by Kenya’s largest power producer KenGen, raking in Sh9.3 billion ($90.3 million) in the first half-year to...