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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 Wind Farm’) is located in Loiyangalani District, Marsabit County, Kenya. It comprises 365 wind turbines - each with a capacity of 850kW, and a high voltage substation. The Wind Farm is connected to the Kenyan national grid through a 435km associated transmission line; constructed by the Government of Kenya through the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO).

The Wind Farm is providing reliable, low cost energy to Kenya’s national grid – approximately  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 (PPA).

The  Wind Farm proponent is the LTWP consortium comprising KP&P Africa B.V and Anergi Turkana Investments Limited, Danish Climate Investment Fund I K/S, Vestas Eastern Africa Limited, Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd,  and Sandpiper Ltd.

 

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

Head of Regional Representation for East Africa at EIB, Paolo Lombardo pays courtesy call on LTWP CEO at the Wind Farm in Marsabit.

22 September 2021 Head of Regional Representation for East Africa at EIB, Paolo Lombardo pays courtesy call on LTWP CEO at the Wind Farm in Marsabit. Head of Regional Representation for East Africa at European Investment Bank, Paolo Lombardo, paid a courtesy call on the LTWP CEO, Phylip Leferink, at the wind farm in Marsabit ... Read more...
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RECRUITMENT FRAUD NOTICE

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) has recently been notified of ongoing fraudulent recruitments scam conducted by individuals claiming to represent LTWP. LTWP name and logo have been used on documentation without authority. The scam is false and has no connection to LTWP. LTWP DO NOT charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, ... Read more...
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LTWP OPEN DAY: ELDERS, WOMEN AND YOUTH COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES VISIT WIND FARM

LTWP organises Open Days at the windfarm with the purpose to have a dedicated platform on which to engage with the local communities, in addition to the ongoing dialogue that takes place through the Community Liaison Officers and Advisors (CLO’s & CAs). The attendees, most of whom are opinion leaders, committee members of various organisations ... Read more...
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Head of the EIB Regional Representation for East Africa visits LTWP offices in Karen – Shared her leadership journey with the LTWP Ladies.

  After 6 years spent in Kenya as the Head of the EIB Regional Representation for East Africa, Catherine Collin’s posting came to an end on 30 June 2021 but before her exit, Catherine was gracious enough to accept our invitation to a Women Empowerment talk with LTWP female colleagues on 22 June 2021. Catherine ... Read more...
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CONTACTS

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

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