Kengen launches EOI targeting private business’s to lease land and set up facilities at KenGen Green Energy Park

  • Kenya’s state owned power utility, Kengen, has issued an expressions of interest (EOI) tender targeting private business’s to lease land and set up facilities at the proposed KenGen Green Energy Park to be located in Olkaria, Naivasha. The nearby Olkaria geothermal field offers cheap power tariffs direct from plant in the form of clean and reliable geothermal energy. 

The KenGen Green Energy Park offers land parcels for both industrial and non-industrial activities including commercial offices, data centres, bitcoin mining and research centres. The park will be accessed both by railway and roads to major seaports and airports and supported with the necessary logistical installations and will be developed in four phases between 2025 and 2045, said KenGen.

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“The opportunity available is for land lease to the sub-developers interested in setting up operations in the master-planned parcel to utilise geothermal steam and/or brine (hot water), raw water, and electricity,” said the power producer.

“KenGen now invites expressions of interest from interested sub-developers and individual manufacturing/processing firms to lease land and set up at the proposed KenGen Green Energy Park in Olkaria, Naivasha,” they added in a press statement.

Link to the expressions of interest (EOI) tender HERE

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