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New report sees geothermal better positioned than coal in Kenya

Lake Nakuru, Baringo, Kenya (source: flickr/ Franco Pecchio, creative commons)
Carlo Cariaga 18 Nov 2019

The published study from the New Climate Institute presents several arguments for why geothermal is the better option for electricity generation in Kenya

A new study published by the New Climate Institute makes a compelling case for the competitiveness of geothermal over coal in Kenya. By looking at a set of different costs involved in setting up a geothermal or coal power plant and the subsequent affordability of the generated electricity, the study takes more holistic approach to analyzing one of the central conflicts regarding geothermal development.

The full copy of the study may be accessed through this link.

Source: New Climate Institute