KenGen Completes Drilling of Seventh Geothermal Well in Ethiopia

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“I must commend our teams on the ground for successfully delivering to expectations despite the threats of COVID-19 and security situation in Ethiopia at the time of project implementation,” KenGen CEO Rebecca Miano said in a statement.

Being the leading geothermal operator in Africa with an installed capacity of 861MW, KenGen has diversified to support geothermal development in countries in Rwanda, Djibouti and Ethiopia.

Related news: KenGen has also drilled three wells for the private geothermal project of Tulu Moye also in Ethiopia

Related news: In November 2021, KenGen started work on drilling three geothermal wells in Djibouti on a $6.05 million drilling contract

Miano said the Ethiopian and Djibouti ventures are part of KenGen’s ambitious diversification strategy, in which the company seeks to acquire new revenue streams by offering commercial drilling services, geothermal consulting and other related services across Africa.

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