Suswa Geothermal Power Plant is a 300MW geothermal power project. It is planned in Nairobi, Kenya. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2025. Buy the profile here.

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The project is being developed and currently owned by Geothermal Development.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2025.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

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About Geothermal Development

Geothermal Development Co (GDC) is an alternative energy company that provides consultancy and equipment leases for drilling and exploration. The company’s projects portfolio includes the Menengai project, Baringo-Silali project, Olkaria project and Suswa project. It develops and sells geothermal steam to private companies including KenGen and Independent Power Producers (IPPs) for the generation of electricity. The company partners with various banks and other agencies. GDC is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

This content was updated on 4 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.