Lake Turkana wind farm

thermal power

Kenya abandons thermal power plants for wind energy

Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter has stated that three thermal power plants with combined capacity of 190MW would no longer be needed.
wind energy

ESI Insights: renewables vs. trade unions

This week’s episode of ESI Insights, sponsored by African Utility Week, takes a closer look at wind energy, jobs and trade unions.

No detour for keeping the lights on

Note from the editor: Even as the market shows signs of being embattled this does not deter efforts to keep national grids operational and the lights on.
wind turbines

Lake Turkana Wind Farm connects to grid

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

Securing energy access at all costs

My flight into Nairobi on Monday arrived late enough for me to get a bird’s eye view of the lights from this city that...

Kenya: flower farm takes legal action against Ketraco

A Kenyan flower farm, Afriscan, has obtained a court order to stop the construction of the electricity transmission line linking Lake Turkana wind farm...

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