Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS), Mitsubishi Corp., and H. Young & Company Ltd., have received a full turnkey order to provide power generation facilities to Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd. (KenGen).
The order is inclusive of two sets of 70-MW class steam turbines, generators and auxiliaries for installation at the Olkaria V Geothermal power plant in Nakuru district.
The Olkaria V Geothermal power plant, is scheduled to go on-stream in 2019.
This new project will expand existing power plant facilities in the Olkaria geothermal field.
The project is being carried out with an official development assistance loan arrangement, extended to KenGen by the Japanese government through the Japan International Cooperation Agency.