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.