Olkaria V geothermal power plant (140 MW) construction phase begins in January 2017

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Olkaria V geothermal power plant (140 MW) construction phase begins in January 2017

The construction of the Olkaria V geothermal power plant, in Kenya, will begin in January 2017. Gesto, through its associated company SGC – a partnership between Gesto and the Italian company Steam – Is developing the Olkaria V since June 2015 and next January the project will enter in the construction phase of the three lots: i) steam gathering system; Ii) power plant; and iii) substation and power line.

With an overall investment of around 220 million Euros, this is currently the largest geothermal project under development in Kenya and the largest project ever developed by Gesto.