Tag : Geothermal

Effective Risk Management necessary in Geothermal...

There is a need for a proactive way of avoiding cases of illness, injury or death to workers in the geothermal industry due to unsafe...

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10 Injured at Olkaria V Geothermal Plant

The incident occurred during the ongoing commissioning of one of the newly installed units due to increased pressure in the system...

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Gas Samples from Nyeri Borehole submitted for Testing

The officers suspect that it could be carbon dioxide, butane or methane. They have however ruled out hydrogen sulphide, which is poisonous...

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GDC Workers demand PPE, Safety Committees

The workers say that they have been subjected to working without PPE and safety committees, exposing them to preventable accidents.

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Africa Union Awards Grants for New Geothermal Projects...

The objective GRMF is to encourage public and private investors, to develop geothermal prospects for power generation in Eastern Africa,...

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EGP to Test use of Bacteria to reduce H2S Emissions...

The bacterial consortium is able to produce hydrogen from the demolition of H2S in a more efficient and less expensive way compared...

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Construction of Menengai II Geothermal Power Plant...

The 3 companies are expected to generate a total of 105 MW from the capped steam wells in Menengai.

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Chinese Firm awarded License for Geothermal Exploration...

Zhejiang Kaishan will conduct geothermal exploration in the area for three years after which they could start construction and operation...

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Environmental Impacts of Geothermal Energy Generation...

The extent to which geothermal exploitation affects the environment is proportional to the scale of its exploitation.

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Ethiopia: Corbetti to Generate Power in October

The first phase of the Geothermal project located in Corbetti town of the Oromia Regional State is to start generating 20MW of electricity...

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Lightning Shatter Rock: New Drilling Method for Deep...

The new drilling method is designed to reduce the cost of deep geothermal drilling in the hard rock, for example in the granite

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