GDC Media Coverage

The social impact of the Menengai geothermal project highlighted in Kenya - ThinkGeoEnergy

Tuesday, May 28th, 2019-The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has expressed satisfaction with the progress made at the Menengai Geothermal Project, so a recent blog post by GDC
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Geothermal company’s net profit hits Sh1.4bn - Business Daily

Monday, March 25th, 2019-Geothermal Development Company’s net profit for the year ended June, 2018, has grown six times to Sh1.4 billion
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GDC to drill Baringo wells after funding request is approved - The Star

Monday, March 4th, 2019-The Geothermal Development Company will drill six wells and support infrastructure in Baringo for Sh1.3 billion.
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Geothermal power firm gets Sh1.3bn grant for six wells - Sunday Nation

Sunday, February 24th, 2019-Geothermal Development Company (GDC) is set to receive Sh1.3 billion grant from the Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility (GRMF) to drill six wells in Baringo County.
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GDC water eases life for locals - Daily Nation

Monday, February 4th, 2019-The Geothermal Development Company's (GDC) decision to supply piped water to the far-flung areas in Tiaty has transformed the lives of more than 60,000 people.
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An initiative to provide clean water to Baringo residents resolves a perennial conflict - KBC

Friday, February 1st, 2019-An initiative to provide clean water to the residents of Kadingding ,Chepungus ,and Riongo villages in Baringo county appears to have resolved a perennial conflict that had affected generations.
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GDC starts drilling wells in Baringo to tap geothermal power - NTV

Thursday, December 27th, 2018-Kenya's quest for increasing the proportion of green energy in its energy mix could receive a shot in the arm if exploration of geothermal potential in Baringo yields fruit.
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Gov´t commissions geothermal plant in Tiaty - KBC

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018-The government has commissioned a geothermal plant in Tiaty constituency in Baringo County.
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Geothermal an increasingly important source of electricity for Kenya - Think GeoEnergy

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018-With increasing electrification and ongoing issues with drought, hydro power is a less and less important source of electricity in Kenya, which puts an emphasis on geothermal energy.
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Drilling preparation under way at Baringo Silali geothermal project, Kenya - Think GeoEnergy

Thursday, November 1st, 2018-Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has proudly announced that drilling activities at Baringo-Silali in Kenya are now being prepared and heavy drilling rig and equipment are being transported to the site.
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GDC incorporates geothermal energy into farming in Nakuru County, Kenya - Think Geo Energy

Thursday, November 1st, 2018-Kenya’s Geothermal Development Company (GDC) has been working on geothermal direct use and has been pushing forward with several pilot projects.
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Geothermal direct use to spur agricultural growth , states Dr Immaculate - County Dispatch

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018-The Nakuru County’s Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries has partnered with the Geothermal Development Company to fully incorporate geothermal power in farming.
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GDC seeks Sh193bn for mega power projects - Business Daily

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018-The Geothermal Development Company (GDC) requires Sh193 billion to complete two mega power projects in Menengai, Nakuru County and Lake Baringo-Silale, legislators heard yesterday. The two projects stated in 2010 with Menengai projected to be complete in 2027 and Baringo-Silale in 2028.
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Search for steam power to kick off next month - Daily Nation

Sunday, July 29th, 2018-Drilling in search of steam power in Baringo County will start next month. Geothermal Development Company (GDC) general manager in-charge of drilling and infrastructure George Kinyanjui said the first phase of the project at Baringo-Silali Block will be seeking to produce steam that can generate 300 megawatts of electricity to be injected into the national grid.
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New geothemal plant opens in September - The Star

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018-The Menengai Geothermal Project in Nakuru County is shifting gears to the next level of power plant construction after the African Development Bank (AfDB) financed one of the Independent Power Producers (IPP) to go into generation.
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Mauritian firm signs Sh4bn finance deal for geothermal plant - Business Daily

Monday, July 23rd, 2018-Construction of Mauritian firm Quantum Power East Africa’s 35-megawatts Menengai geothermal power plant has received a major boost after signing of a financing deal with African Development Bank. The lender will provide Sh4.03 billion ($40m) to Quantum Power, one of the three Independent Power Providers contracted by the Geothermal Development Company to build the 105-MW Menengai Geothermal power plant.
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Nakuru power project now set for September -Standard

Monday, July 23rd, 2018- A firm involved in the Menengai Geothermal Power Station has received Sh400 million ($40 million) funding. Quantum Power East Africa, an independent power producer (IPP), is set to start operations by September after receiving the funds from the African Development Bank (AfDB).
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Menengai geothermal power project to be launched soon - Daily Nation

Saturday, June 30th, 2018-The Menengai geothermal power project is at last showing signs of yielding fruit after millions of shillings were invested in it.
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AFDB lends Menengai power plant Sh4.9bn -Business Daily

Monday, June 18th, 2018- Construction of a 35 megawatts (MW) geothermal plant in Menengai, Nakuru got a boost after the African Development Bank approved a Sh4.9 billion loan for the project, offering Kenya a chance to lower electricity prices
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