Kenya’s Largest Electricity Producer Announces Plans to Attract Bitcoin Miners

  • KenGen, Kenya’s largest producer of electricity, has announced plans to attract Bitcoin miners to use its geothermal energy. According to the report, the company will provide its surplus geothermal power to miners.
  • The plan is to have miners set up in an energy park at the company’s main geothermal power station in Olkaria, Naivasha, 123 km from the capital Nairobi.
  • KenGen is the leading supplier of electricity in the country and claims to have 86% green energy derived from renewable resources while the rest 14% is thermal.