Kenya’s KenGen looks to expand its geothermal drilling expertise to Tanzania

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  • Kenya’s leading business daily business news publication, Business Daily, reports that the country’s state owned energy utility, KenGen, wants to expand its geothermal drilling expertise to Tanzania.

Kengen has already set up contract drilling services in Ethiopia, Djibouti and Rwanda. The firm has been aggressively looking for opportunities to offer its geothermal services in its revenue diversification plan.

“We have responded to expressions of interest from Tanzania and we are waiting for their response. Some are for studies and others for drilling,” said KenGen acting managing director Abraham Serem.

Tanzania wants to develop 200MW of geothermal capacity by 2025. Read more

In November last year the Tanzania Geothermal Development Company (TGDC) published tenders for services and supplies related to the Ngozi Geothermal Drilling Program in the Mbeya Region. Read more

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