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Kenya Electricity Generating Company Olkaria II Expansion, Nairobi

Announcement of contract

August 2007

Start of operation

End of 2009

Output

35MW

Plant type

Geothermal

Location

About 100km northwest of Nairobi, Kenya

Estimated investment

Around $100m

Plant owner

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)

Owner's engineer and Project Manager

Sinclair Knight Merz

Equipment supplier

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Equipment

Steam turbine, condenser, generator, peripheral equipment, electrical facilities and a control system

Fuel

Heat from the geothermal field in Kenya's Rift Valley
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