Reducing cost of energy and improving energy availability

Kenya is ideally positioned to unleash Africa’s power generation capacity through its focus on green energy and cost effective sources of energy, set to contribute to a 5000MW increase in the national power grid.

POWER & ENERGY STRATEGY

Increasing share of power generated from green and more cost effective sources, with a target to increase electricity generation capacity by 5,000MW from the current 1,644MW to 6,700 MW in 40 months.

Key Power Project and Recent Resource Discoveries

WIND POWER PROJECT

icons1300 MW Lake Turkana Wind Power Project valued at USD 823 million.

WATER DISCOVERY

icons2Two new water sources at Turkana Basin and Lotikipi Basin holding 250 billion m3 of water, sufficient to supply Kenya for 70 years.

OIL DISCOVERY

icons3Discovery of reserves by Tullow oil are estimated to extract as much as one billion barrels.

GEOTHERMAL POWER PROJECT

icons43,000 MW Geothermal Power Project in Baringo valued at USD 135 million.

COAL POWER PLANT

icons5900 -1,000MW Coal Power Plant in Lamu.

NATURAL GAS PLANT

icons6700-800 MW Natural Gas Fired Plant near Mombasa through a PPP.

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