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KENGENKenya Electricity Generating Company (est. 1998)
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- Anne Kiburi, Senior Economist & PPP Officer at KenGen. During the strategic conference, Ms Kiburi is addressing delegates on "The role of the private sector in geothermal development in Kenya and East Africa."
Meanwhile, the ministry has lauded KenGen for spearheading an elaborate community engagement programme under its Community Engagement Strategy.
An African buffalo trapped under a geothermal steam pipe; a leopard hit and killed by KenGen workers speeding on an access road; a reintroduced Lammergeier vulture killed in a cooling exhauster; breeding of the Ruppell's vulture--the world's highest flying bird--disrupted for years after KenGen drilled a well directly in front of its cliffside breeding area (in violation of its memorandum of understanding with Kenya Wildlife Service); a giraffe that slipped and fell in an unprotected waste brine holding pool.
The 225-megawatt Gitaru station is KenGen's largest.
Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) shows that geothermal contributes the highest in the electricity generation mix at 49%.
Apesar de que desde o periodo colonial (1500-1822) a Corte Portuguesa instaurar, subsidiada por decretos de exclusividade extrativista, processos traumaticos aos recursos florestais brasileiros, foi em 1831, no periodo do Brasil Imperio (1822-1889), que a situacao ambiental sofreu sua primeira derrota historica (KENGEN, 2001).
Eddy Njoroge, managing director, KenGen."Right now we have about 306 megawatts of steam ready, but we are waiting to do the interconnection,"said.
Odinga, who arrived in South Korea's capital, Seoul, Sunday to sign a deal between Daewoo International and KENGEN, said work on the US$1.3 billion coal-fired power plant in Kilifi County, in the Kenyan coastal region, would begin shortly.
Prior to the latest order, MHI has already supplied five geothermal power plants to KenGen: three units (15MW each) for Olkaria I that went on-stream in 1980s and two units (35 MW each) for Olkaria II completed in 2003.
FROM travelling around Europe for four years to owning a mussel farm, Lin Kengen, has experienced a lot, but recently she added another challenge to her list - learning computer science.
"Tarda is a government parastatal and the money was given by KenGen and Embu county government to supply Mbeere residents with water," Nzangi said.
SUPPORT SERVICESGovernor Kinyanjui challenged other counties to provide other support services including sewerage systems, energy, roads, water, schools and health centres to attract investors to support the project.Already, Nakuru is a beneficiary of key projects by the Jubilee administration including the standard gauge railway, the mega industrial park being developed by the Ministry of Industrialisation in Naivasha as well as a business park being established by KenGen.