Clarke Energy in frame to supply Lake Kivu project
Issue 376 - 14 Sep 2018
Clarke Energy announced on 28 August that it has been selected as preferred supplier for Symbion Power’s two projects to use methane gas from Lake Kivu to generate power. If a contract is finalised, Clarke Energy will supply 25 3MW General Electric J620 Jenbacher gas engines to Kivu56 and Kibuye Power 1 (KP1), which are expected to begin construction this year. Biogas from the lake contains around 20% methane, which is too low for a Jenbacher engine.
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