Gov´t commissions geothermal plant in Tiaty

Written By: Edward Kabasa/KNA

Geothermal power plant

The government has commissioned a geothermal plant in Tiaty constituency in Baringo County.

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The project which is located on Mount Paka is expected to produce 300 megawatts of electricity once it starts operating to capacity.

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While commissioning the first exploration in nine years of the company’s existence in Baringo under Baringo- Silali project, the company’s Managing Director Eng. Johnson Ole Nchoe said the exploration is a milestone not only to the company but also to the local community who will benefit from reduced electricity bills.

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Geothermal Development Company Managing Director said the company is targeting to drill 15 more wells in the steam rich County to help lower the cost of energy.

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