Kenya: Kipeto start-up

Issue 431 - 28 Jan 2021 | 1 minute read

Project company Kipeto Energy Plc (KEP) announced on 25 January that it had connected the Kipeto wind farm in Kajiado County to the national grid and the project would start generating power in the next week. KEP has connected a 17km, 220kV high-voltage transmission line linking the facility to the national grid at the Isinya substation. The project’s 60 GE 1.7-103 wind turbines, each capable of producing 1.7MW, will be switched on in stages as part of a ramp-up process, with all commercial tests due to be concluded within the next few months.

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