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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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