Kenya: Kipeto start-up


Issue 431 - 28 Jan 2021

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.

Want to read more?

Small article

£4

(Access to one African Energy article)

Subscribe to African Energy

View subscription options

Don't have an account?

Register for access to our free content

An account also allows you to view selected free articles, set up news alerts, search our African Energy Live Data power projects database and view project locations on our interactive map

Register

Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables

16-17 November 2022, RSA House, London

Enabling power project development in Africa

First held at RSA House in 2014, AIX: Power & Renewables has become one of the meeting places of choice for Africa’s power sector stakeholders, including leading private and public sector investors, African officials and project developers.

Produced by African Energy, the meeting is held under the Chatham House Rule and structured around interactive panel-led sessions to encourage an open debate.

More than 45 panellists have so far confirmed

See the latest agenda here.

There is a 10% discount on tickets that ends on 28 October.

African Energy subscribers and AIX members receive a 35% discount on tickets

For bookings contact Ricky Purnell

Sponsored by