OVERVIEW

The wind farm will provide 310MW of reliable, low cost energy to Kenya’s national grid

The Lake Turkana Wind Power project is located in Loiyangalani District, Marsabit County, Kenya. It comprises of 365 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 850kW, and a high voltage substation that will be connected to the Kenyan national grid through an associated Transmission Line, which is being constructed by the Kenyan Government.

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LOCATION

Located in Loiyangalani District, Marsabit County, Kenya

The Lake Turkana Wind Power project is located in Loiyangalani District, Marsabit County, Kenya. It is sited 600km from Nairobi, and takes 12 hours to drive to.

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WINDS OF CHANGE

Lake Turkana Wind Power and community engagement

Since inception, LTWP has been keen on ensuring that the community benefits from the project. As part of this commitment, LTWP established the Winds of Change Foundation.

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FAQs

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Providing reliable, low cost energy to Kenya

The Lake Turkana Wind Power project (i.e. ‘the Project’) is located in Loiyangalani District, Marsabit County, Kenya. It comprises of 365 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 850kW, and a high voltage substation that will be connected to the Kenyan national grid through an associated Transmission Line, which is being constructed by the Kenyan Government.

Once operational, the wind farm will provide 310MW of reliable, low cost energy to Kenya’s national grid (i.e. approx. 15% of the country’s installed capacity), which will be bought at a fixed price by Kenya Power & Lighting Company Ltd (KPLC) over a 20-year period in accordance with the Power Purchase Agreement.

The project proponent is the LTWP consortium comprising KP&P Africa B.V and Aldwych International as co-developers, Investment Fund for Developing Countries, Vestas Eastern Africa Limited, Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd, KLP Norfund Investments AS and Sandpiper.

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FEATURED VIDEOS

Kenya Shows the Way

Kenya is leading the way in terms of its focus on and dedication to renewable energy.

Wind Farm with Social Footprints

Insights in to the social footprints of the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project.

A Dream Come True

It took nine years of hard work to realise the dream of Africa’s largest windfarm in a windy, but very remote part of Kenya.

PRESS

Lake Turkana Wind Power ready to produce 310MW of energy

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) is now able to produce 100% of its expected energy generation capacity of 310 MW, as all 365 turbines have been erected and the substation completed. All works were completed by June 2017, as per the original construction timeline. The firm targets to have an annual generation capacity of 1.6 billion kilowatt hours (kWh), with a set tariff rate of KES 8.6 per kWh as per the 20-year long deal struck between the wind farm and the government, meaning that LTWP will help reduce the cost of electricity to Kenyan consumers The associated double circuit ...
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Report cites LTWP Project as model investment

The LTWP project has been identified as best example in renewable energy, community engagement and alleviating poverty.
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Moses Lekuraa wins second annual 10km LTWP Winds of Change Race!

Held on Friday the 5th of May, the track saw athletes run the 10-kilometer track through the wind farm.
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LTWP/WoC hand over dormitory to Nyiro Boys Secondary School

LTWP/WoC have officially handed over an 80-pax dormitory to Nyiro Boys Secondary School, located in South Horr.
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CONTACTS

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Lake Turkana Wind Power Ltd
P.O. Box 2114 - 00502,
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