OVERVIEW

The wind farm provides 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 has been connected to the Kenyan national grid through an associated Transmission Line; 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 has been connected to the Kenyan national grid through an associated Transmission Line; constructed by the Kenyan Government.

The wind farm is providing reliable, low cost energy to Kenya’s national grid (i.e. approx. 17% 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.

At Lake Turkana Wind Power, we care about our internal and external stakeholders. To ensure that our professional behaviour and activities reflect our philosophy, we uphold our core values of being Collaborative, Accessible, Respectful as well as always working to a high standard of Excellence, in a manner that is Safe.

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FEATURED VIDEOS

Powering the Nation

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.

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.

PRESS

LTWP Celebrates World Environment Day, 2019

On June 5 2019, Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) and its contractors –Vestas, SECO and RXPE- marked World Environment Day, 2019 with a tree-planting exercise in and around the main accommodation village at the project site. 130 LTWP and contractor staff participated in the tree-planting activity- 80 males and 50 females.
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Stanbic Bank Kenya Food Aid Hand Over

On 16th May 2019, LTWP’s Winds of Change (WoC) Foundation and Stanbic Bank Kenya flagged off a food aid donation headed to Laisamis, Marsabit County. WoC Director Felix Rottmann and Board Member Faith Munoru represented WoC at the flag-off ceremony while Stanbic Bank Kenya’s Chief Executive Officer Charles Mudiwa and Manager for Power and Infrastructure, ... Read more...
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WoC Partners with Mission to Heal to Provide Outreach Medical Services and Training

Between 10th April and 11th May 2019, the Winds of Change Foundation (WoC) partnered with an American non-governmental organization (NGO) – Mission to Heal (M2H) – to provide training to health care professionals and perform general surgical procedures on patients in five health centers across Laisamis Constituency. During our partnership, the M2H team, led by Dr. Glen ... Read more...
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LTWP/WoC hands over science laboratory to Korole Boys Secondary School

The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project, through its Winds of Change Foundation, has constructed and handed over a science laboratory to Korole Boys Secondary School.
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CONTACTS

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+254 (0)20 221 3493

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

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