Kenya’s Largest Power Provider To Offer Geothermal Energy To Bitcoin Miners Today

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  • Kenya’s largest producer of electricity intends to deliver excess geothermal energy to bitcoin miners.
  • Geothermal energy in the region is estimated to be above 14,000 MW with 10,000 MW located along the Rift Valley circuit.
  • Over 80% of KenGen’s power is renewable energy, but it does not openly disclose excess capacity.

KenGen (Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC), the leading supplier of electricity in Kenya, wants to provide excess geothermal power to bitcoin mining companies, according to a report from Quartz Africa.