Tag archive for ‘Kenya Power’
By admin On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Jubilee’s Promise of affordable Energy’s behind schedule – Lake Turkana Wind Power

The biggest wind farm in sub-Saharan Africa is ready for launch but will remain idle until next year as Kenya’s government has not yet installed the transmission lines needed to get the clean power to customers, More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Kenya plans to connect 70 pct consumers with electricity by 2017

Kenya plans to connect over 70 percent of its nationals to get access to electricity by 2017, saying team work and unity among all stakeholders was key to the implementation of the agenda. Deputy President William More...

By admin On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Lower Energy cost to boost Investment – Kenya

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, Thursday, commissioned Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen)’s 140 MW Olkaria I Unit 4 & 5 Geothermal Power Plant in Naivasha, a town in Nakuru County. The More...

By admin On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Kenya : Power restored after a national Outage

Nairobi – More than half of Kenya, including the capital Nairobi, suffered a power outage early on Friday after a major transmission line failed, distributor Kenya Power said. Kenya Power, which is the country’s More...

By admin On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Kenyan wind power project gets financial backing for power line

Kenya’s delayed Lake Turkana Wind Power project is expected to start generating power by 2017 after the African Development Bank backed financing to build a transmission line to connect it to the national More...

By admin On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Kenya Electricity Rates Drop 52% as Fuel Costs Fall: Chirchir

Decline seen in past 3 mos., Davis Chirchir, cabinet secretary for energy and petroleum, says in capital, Nairobi. * Manufacturers should pass on lower costs to consumers * Extra 70MW of geothermal power will be More...

By admin On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Powering Kenya : GE to begin constructing 100 MW wind farm in Kenya.

General Electric (GE) plans to begin construction of a 100 MW wind power farm in Kenya early next year and expects it to be up and running within 18 months after that, a company executive said on Thursday. Kenya More...

By admin On Friday, February 28th, 2014

Kenya’s KenGen to raise ksh.30 Billion to fund expansion

Kenya’s biggest power producer KenGen aims to raise 30 billion Kenyan shillings in a rights issue and via other routes in 2014 to fund expansion of its power generating capacity. The company, 70 percent owned More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2014

Kenya’s Geothermal power to reduce power cost

VENTURES AFRICA – Kenya is set to boost its power sector and reduce the cost of electricity with the completion of a 280Megawatts (MW) Olkaria I and IV geothermal power plants, Cabinet Secretary for Energy and More...