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Extension of Olkaria I geothermal power plant, Kenya

Extension of Olkaria I geothermal power plant, Kenya
An additional 70 MW geothermal unit is to be added to the existing Olkaria I power plant in the Rift Valley of Kenya. Fichtner has been tasked as owner’s engineer to assist in the implementation of the new unit. The assignment includes steam field and power plant design, assistance in tendering of an EPC contractor and supervision of the construction works for the powerplant, steamfield and piping and the connection to the electricity network.

Our services

  • Conceptual design of power plant and steam fields
  • Identification of suitable pipeline routs
  • Preparation of EPC bidding documents
  • Assistance during procurement
  • Preparation of risk management plan
  • Supervision of construction
  • Management of defects liability period

Technical data

  • Capacity: 70 MW

Client

KenGen - Kenya Electricity Generating Company Ltd.