A ground-breaking ceremony took place for KenGen’s 83.3MW Olkaria I Unit VI plant in Kenya on 4 December, which is expected online in 2021. The ceremony was attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The unit will extend the 140MW units IV and V. Units I-III are each 15MW and an upgrading project to increase capacity by 5.7MW is expected to be completed next year. A project to uprate units IV and V, adding another 30MW, is expected in 2020. Elsewhere at the Olkaria complex, 140MW Olkaria V is online next year.
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