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[PHOTOS] Uhuru commissions geothermal power stations in Naivasha

The plant has an installed capacity of 83.3MW, which will be injected into the national grid.

In Summary

• Construction of Olkaria 1 AU 6 geothermal power plant started in December 2018.

• Olkaria V is a 158MW plant while Olkaria I AU6, with the largest single turbine unit ever installed in any of KenGen's 5 geothermal units.

President Uhuru Kenyatta commission of KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta commission of KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha, Nakuru County on Tuesday. 

Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
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Olkaria V is a 158MW plant while Olkaria I AU6 is the largest single turbine unit ever installed in any of KenGen's 5 geothermal units.

Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
Image: PSCU

The plant has an installed capacity of 83.3MW  of electricity which will be injected into the national grid.

Construction of Olkaria 1 AU 6 geothermal power plant started in December 2018.

President Uhuru Kenyatta during the commissioni of KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta during the commissioni of KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
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The power plant is aligned to the company’s long-term strategy and the Least Coast Power Development Plan (LCPDP) focused on sustainable supply of renewable energy in support of the Government Big Four Agenda.

Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
Image: PSCU
Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
Commissioned KenGen's Olkaria V and Olkaria I Additional Unit 6 (Olkaria I AU6) geothermal power stations in Naivasha July 26 2022.
Image: PSCU
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