Geothermal in Kenya

My friend Jim Kirkwood recently came across some GOOD NEWS, and he wrote the following summary:

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Geothermal power plant in Iceland / Photo by martin_vmorris

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“Geothermal development first exploded in Kenya, which boasts numerous sites along the Rift Valley with immense profit potential. If currently-planned Kenyan geothermal projects thrive, the nation could produce as much as 1,600 MW-more than enough to supply its people’s annual demand for power. The Eastern Rift spans nearly a dozen countries, and most of these have joined the list of nations eligible for international development funds.” These efforts parallel the impressive global growth of geothermal power.” JK

For the whole story:

http://www.greenerideal.com/alternative-energy/0923-how-geothermal-power-could-transform-east-africa/

Posted October 10, 2013 by allanbaker in Environment

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