Lake Turkana Wind Energy Project

Earlier this month, EADB said a €623m Kenyan wind energy project it is co-financing will expand power distributed via that country’s national grid by one fifth.

The EADB said the loan signing for the ‘Lake Turkana Window Power Project’, which took place last March, represented the “largest private investment in the country’s history”. The project includes building 365 wind turbines and adding an estimated 42 kilometers of transmission lines to connect and supply power to the national grid. The facility is expected to start generating energy in early 2016 and add around 300 megawatts electric output to Kenya’s overall generating capacity.

Client:
The Government of the Republic of Kenya
Date:
August 17, 2015
Location:
Lake Turkana
Category:
Electricity & Water