World’s largest geothermal energy facility launched in Kenya

The East African country set a world record by commissioning the biggest single geothermal power plant. Generating 140 megawatts (MW), the Olkaria IV geothermal energy plant that was launched by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is projected to lower electricity costs in the country by 30% by the end of this month and an additional 50% by early 2015. The renewable energy project is likely to lead to a lower cost of living. The increased amount of geothermal power will give Kenya great energy independence, as the nation will need to…

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