Short Course IX on Exploration for Geothermal Resources 2014

The Geothermal Training Programme (GTP) is operated within Orkustofnun (The National Energy Authority of Iceland). Orkustofnun became an Associated

Short Course IX on Exploration for Geothermal Resources 2014


2014 (22 days)



Total participants



  • Geothermal Development Company (GDC)
  • ISOR (Iceland GeoSurvey)
  • Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)


The "Short Course IX on Exploration for Geothermal Resources" was held at Lake Naivasha in Kenya from November 2 until November 23, 2014. The course was hosted by the UNU-GTP, Geothermal Development Company, Kenya (GDC), and Kenya Electricity and Generating Company, Ltd. (KenGen). The course, is a continuation of the short course series on geothermal exploration that falls within the framework of UNU-GTP Millennium Short Courses that have been conducted annually in Kenya since 2005.

This year‘s course was attended by 58 participant from 18 countries. The participants are from Kenya (30), DR Congo (2), Djibouti (2), Eritrea (1), Malawi (1), Rwanda (2), Sudan (2), Zambia (1), Burundi (1), Ethiopia (3), Nigeria (1), Tanzania (3), Uganda (3), Yemen (1), Cameroon (1), Comoros (2), Mozambique (1), and Zimbabwe/S-Africa (1). This is the first time Zimbabwe or S-Africa have participated in the course.



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