Longonot Geothermal Power Project is a 140MW geothermal power project. It is planned in Nakuru, 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 Africa Geothermal International.

The geothermal site has in total 34 number of wells. Out of this 26 will be production wells and remaining 8 will be injection wells. Longonot Geothermal Power Project will run at a temperature of 300 Degree Celsius.

The project is expected to generate 1,170GWh of electricity.

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. The offtake capacity is expected to be 140MW.

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This content was updated on 25 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.