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Grid-tied Kipeto wind farm reaches commercial operation in Kenya

The 60 turbines at the Kipeto wind farm have reached commercial operation and are now producing power to the national grid making the project Kenya's second-largest wind plant.
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Kenya invites advisors to develop guidelines for transmission lines

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company invites consultants to indicate their interest in providing technical assistance for public-private partnerships in transmission lines.

Future Energy East Africa Day 2: Discussion highlights

Day 2 of the Future Energy East Africa kicked off on Wednesday with a lot of interesting discussions taking place at the Knowledge Hub sessions

Kenya: ERC introduces framework to open up energy market

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) seeks to establish a fund to that will ensure uniform electricity tariffs for mini-grids across the country based on fair return on investment.

President Kenyatta to inaugurate East Africa’s largest solar plant

Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to commission a 54.6MW solar plant on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 in Garissa County.
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Lake Turkana Wind Farm connects to grid

The Lake Turkana wind farm has evacuated power on 12 October, which saw 175 turbines being commissioned.

KETRACO seeks works to construct transmission lines

The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) intends to construct the 111km Kabarnet - Rumuruti and 70km Menengai-Olkalou-Rumuruti 132kV transmission lines and substation extension at Kitale. KETRACO invites eligible consulting firms to indicate their interest in...

Ketraco guarantees stable power in the next four years

The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) has assured consumers that the ongoing modernisation of electricity transmission cables will be operational in the next four years. "For you to encourage big manufacturing firms such as steel...