Kenya straddles a volcanic rift. It’s a green-energy geyser

In 2010 fewer than one in five Kenyans had electricity. Now some 60 percent do—thanks mostly to geothermal power from the East African Rift.

A Maasai herder watches his cattle as plumes of steam billow from a geothermal power facility in Hell's Gate National Park in Kenya.
Photograph by Nichole Sobecki, National Geographic

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