Tag: KenGen

Circular economy is best mode for Kenya

KenGen, Kenya’s leading power producer and the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) recently reached a deal to put up the country’s first waste-to-energy...

KenGen to Earn Ksh118 Million from Clean Development Mechanism Project

Kenya’s leading energy producer KenGen is set to earn about USD 1,100,960 (about Ks 118million) in the next seven years from the...

Kenya Power Creates ‘Profit Centres’ In Counties

Cash-flow woes have pushed Kenya’s monopoly electricity retailer back to the drawing board, emerging with a strategy it hopes to boost its...

Where Kenya Power Missed Cash Opportunities

Recent news coming from Kenya Power has been generating more heat than light and the company risks being swallowed whole by the...

Shedding Light On Kenya’s Geothermal Power Plants

Kenya constructed its first geothermal plant in 1981, the Olkaria 1. The East African nation has since built a fleet of other...

An Inside Look at Kenya’s Thermal Power Plants

Thermal power plants (heavy fuel oil/diesel/kerosene generators) in Kenya charge the highest in excess of $0.20 per unit of electricity produced and...

KenGen to Unveil its Drilling Detergent Manufacturing Factory

Press Release NAIROBI, KENYA, Thursday June 25th, 2020: Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has commenced construction of its first-ever...

Kenya’s Treasury Allocates $93mn for Geothermal Energy Projects

Kenya has allocated $93 million (Sh9.3 billion) for development of geothermal energy in the 2020/21 financial year starting next month.

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...

KenGen Gets Funding To Raise Masinga Dam Wall

Power producer KenGen has secured funds to raise Masinga dam wall as a way of increasing water catchment and ensuring steady supply...