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KenGen seeks advisor to secure funds for 140MW geothermal plant

Posted on May 21st, 2014 · Posted in KenGen, Kenya, News

Kenya’s main electricity producer KenGen is looking for an adviser to help it secure financing for the development of a 140 megawatt (MW) geothermal plant, it said on Tuesday. The.. read more

First partial risk guarantee from the African Development Bank in Kenya for the largest wind project

Posted on October 5th, 2013 · Posted in Kenya

The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved the Lake Turkana Transmission Line Delay Partial Risk Guarantee for €20 million, the first of the African Development Fund’s Partial Risk.. read more

Kenya signs $5bn development deal with China

Posted on August 21st, 2013 · Posted in Kenya

Kenya strikes a new development deal designed to encourage greater investment in emerging African marketsMoney from a $5bn development deal will be used to create a new railway line and.. read more

Tanzania, US sign MoU on partnership under Power Africa initiative

Posted on August 13th, 2013 · Posted in Kenya, US Power

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Tanzania, one of the initial set of six Power Africa partner countries, will on Wednesday sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish an energy.. read more

Kenya: Energy Portal Launched

Posted on July 10th, 2013 · Posted in Kenya

Investing in renewable energy will now be simpler,with the launch of a portal by the ERC. The portal provides investors with all the procedures required ,the licenses and the duration.. read more

State sued over planned nuclear power plant

Posted on May 16th, 2013 · Posted in Kenya, Kenya Electricity Generating Company, Kenya Power

The Government’s bid to establish a nuclear power plant in the country is facing a hurdle.Dr Joseph Kitur, a researcher, wants the court to order the Nuclear Electricity Project Committee to suspend.. read more

Kenya’s power distributor seeks to triple tariffs by 2015

Posted on February 22nd, 2013 · Posted in Kenya, Kenya Power

Kenya Power, the country’s sole electricity distributor, has proposed annual increments that would triple its tariffs over the next three years, pending approval by the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC).The new.. read more

KenGen chief executive says to quit in 2013 – Kenya

Posted on November 29th, 2012 · Posted in KenGen, Kenya, Kenya Electricity Generating Company

The head of the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) said on Wednesday he will resign next year before his term ends in 2015. CEO Eddy Njoroge, who took the helm.. read more

East Africa’s renewables market poised for growth – report

Posted on November 15th, 2012 · Posted in Kenya, renewable energy, rwanda, Tanzania, uganda

Strong economic growth in East Africa, which is driving demand for electricity, both on- and off-grid, could also stimulate the territory’s renewable-energy market, new analysis by growth consulting firm Frost.. read more

Kenyatta kin in Sh11bn Ngong wind energy plan

Posted on October 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Kenya, Wind Energy, Wind farm

A company associated with the family of founding President Jomo Kenyatta is set to invest Sh11 billion ($130 million) in a wind power project that could be one of Kenya’s.. read more

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