Confirmation of 105 MW steam availability for geothermal projects at Menengai

Geothermal well at Menengai, Kenya (source: flickr/ ScientificDrilling)
Alexander Richter 19 Mar 2018

Consultants of Japanese engineering group West Jec have confirmed the availability of steam for the 105 MW geothermal development by three private developers in Menengai/ Kenya.

As reported today by Kenya’s Geothermal Development Company (GDC), consultants from West Jec (West Japan Engineering Consultants) have confirmed that GDC has enough steam for the set up of 105MW power plants in Menengai.

In a meeting held at the Ministry of Energy office at Nyayo house, the team reported their findings, further paving way for the set up of the Menengai power plants by independent power producers.

The meeting was attended by the Energy Cabinet Secretary Hon. Charles Keter, PS Dr. Eng Joseph Njoroge, CAS and PS Renewable Energy Prof. Colleta Suda, GDC MD & CEO Eng. Johnson P. Ole Nchoe as well as GDC Senior managers.

Source: GDC