The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: EAC Bloc Wants Joint Geothermal Policies

East African Countries are exploring the possibility of joint geothermal development plans and funding of fast track projects.

Ugandan Minister for Energy Simon D'Ujang said this will create a share pull of technical experts, funding negotiators and exchange of best practices. Kenya is the only country among the EAC countries that has already connected geothermal to its national grid and is developing the largest project in the world at Olkaria.

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