Socio-economic Impact of Lake Turkana Wind Power in Marsabit – Final Report

Introduction NIRAS Africa Limited (NIRAS) was contracted by the Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Limited (Finnfund) to undertake a socio-economic impact study of the Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) Project. The project is located in Laisamis constituency, Marsabit County in North-Eastern Kenya. The objective of the study was to assess how the LTWP project has […]

2019 Sustainability Performance Report

Lake Turkana Wind Power Ltd. (LTWP) is a caring company. We run a successful and sustainable Wind Farm, driven by our core values of being Collaborative, Accessible, Respectful, always working towards a high standard of Excellence, in a manner that is Safe. In short: LTWP CARES. This inaugural Sustainability Report covers the Wind Farm’s first […]

LEDS Global Partnership and USAID: The case of Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind Power Project

The Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (LTWP), currently under construction, will add 310 megawatts (MW) of wind power capacity to Kenya’s national grid through the installation of 365 turbines, construction of 436 km of transmission lines, and rehabilitation of more than 200 km of existing roads. In addition to the investment opportunity LTWP provides for […]

Lake Turkana Wind Power ready to produce 310MW of energy

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) is now able to produce power, 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 aims to have an annual generation capacity of 1.6 billion kilowatt hours (kWh), with a set tariff rate […]

Connecting to the national grid

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) is delighted to announce that it has been notified by KETRACO via Kenya Power (KPLC) that testing on one circuit of the 428 km Loiyangalani – Suswa 220/400Kv transmission line and 400/33Kv substation will be completed this week. Accordingly, LTWP will commence the plant operation tests and commissioning of the […]

Lake Turkana Wind Power connected to the national grid

Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) has been generating and supplying electricity to the Kenyan national grid since September 2018, when construction of the 436 km Loiyangalani – Suswa transmission line was completed by KETRACO. As of 1 December 2018, LTWP had generated 203,224,445 kWh of electricity. The various elements that make up the project have […]