Tender, RFP – provision of consultancy for Olkaria I rehabilitation, KenGen

Olkaria geothermal plant, Naivasha, Kenya (source: Lydur Skulason, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 31 Aug 2020

KenGen is calling for proposals for long-term consultancy on the rehabilitation of the geothermal plants of Olkaria I Units 1, 2 & 3, for steamfield rehabilitation, Power Plant and HV Substation Rehabilitation.

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has published an invitation for proposals for the provision of Consultancy Services for Implementation of the Olkaria I Units 1, 2 & 3 Rehabilitation Geothermal Power Project.

Details on the services: (for full details see tender documentation linked to below).

Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) intends to undertake rehabilitation of Olkaria I 45MW geothermal power plant in order to enhance power output for another 25-years and improve efficiency.

The project entails upgrading or replacement of existing: – i. Well pad, vent station, and demisters (steam separators) ii. Turbine/generator, iii. Cooling tower and auxiliary systems, iv. Condenser and seal pit, v. Electrical systems and balance of plant The project is packaged into one lot, incorporating Steam-field Rehabilitation, Power Plant and HV Substation Rehabilitation – Civil, Electrical and Mechanical EPC Contract). The scope of the contract is as detailed hereunder:

  • Steamfield rehabilitation section,
  • Power Plant and HV Substation Rehabilitation – Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Section

The Consultant shall act as the Owner’s Engineer during the project implementation for contract. The total project consultancy period will be approximately Forty-Five (45) months.


The objectives for the Consultancy Services assignment include the following: i) Project management; ii) All project related Construction works supervision; iii) Facilitating and Training of the Employer’s staff.

Scope of services

The Consultant shall endeavour to collate, gather, compile, review all the project documents and ascertain all information both from within and outside sources so as to be in a position for an output that is able to deliver optimum benefits to the Employer. No liability shall be placed on the employer for omissions, commissions and failure by the Consultant to verify and ascertain the accuracy and/or appropriateness of information provided by the Employer.


  • KGN-BDD-006-2020
  • Open International
  • Download
  • Aug 25th, 2020 00:00
  • Site Visit:
  • Date Tender Closes : Sep 30th, 2020 10:00
  • Sep 30th, 2020 10:30

Source: KenGen