Geothermal Training Programme

This year, the annual UNU Visiting Lecturer was Cornel Ofwona, reservoir engineer at the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) in Kenya.  Cornel gave a

Annual Visiting Lecturer at the UNU-GTP 2012

This year, the annual UNU Visiting Lecturer was Cornel Ofwona, reservoir engineer at the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) in Kenya.  Cornel gave a series of lectures on geothermal exploration and development in Africa.

Cornel Ofwona is a former UNU-GTP Fellow who studied reservoir engineering in 1996, and later returned for a MSc degree in reservoir engineering at the University of Iceland on a fellowship from UNU-GTP.  He graduated in 2002 and is one of the leading reservoir engineers at GDC.
  

     

The Visiting Lecturer’s Programme was as follows:

Monday  Sept. 3  Progress of geothermal exploration and development in Africa
Tuesday  Sept. 4  Geothermal Energy development in Kenya: An overview
Wednesday  Sept. 5  Olkaria Geothermal Field, Kenya: Past, Present and Future
Thursday  Sept. 6  Geothermal Development in Menengai, Kenya: Prospects and Challenges
Friday  Sept. 7  Challenges of developing geothermal in developing countries: Are they surmountable?


The lectures were attended by UNU-GTP Fellows and members of the Icelandic geothermal community.

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