Kenya: Chinese firm to build Konza Technopolis power line

Issue 404 - 21 Nov 2019
China Aerospace Construction Group has won a $100m contract to build a 400kV substation and transmission line connecting the planned Konza smart city to the national grid. The project involves a 40km double-circuit power line linking the Konza substation to the recently completed Isinya substation built by National Contracting Company of Saudi Arabia and is funded 85% by the Export–Import Bank of China and 15% by the Kenyan government.

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