Kenya: Olkaria-Kisumu transmission line goes live

Issue 443 - 22 Jul 2021

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) has energised the 308km 400/220/132kV Olkaria-Lessos-Kisumu transmission project, significantly boosting the supply network in the west. The new connection upgrades western Kenya’s power capacity and will facilitate stable supply from the Olkaria geothermal fields to the area adjacent to Lake Victoria including Kisumu City and Kisumu seaport.

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