2022

Jan

Two-month food relief programme launched to feed 13,000 primary school children in the county of Marsabit, in the final term of the 21/22 Academic year.

Mar

Three full years of uninterrupted operations

2021

Mar

100% Capacity Factor achieved. Full 310MW were generated. 

2019

Jan

End of Hot Commissioning

Feb

Plant Commercial Operations Test (PCOT) complete

Mar

Full Commercial Operation

Jul

H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta Officially Inaugurates the Wind Farm

2018

Sep

Transmission Interconnector Construction Completed and LTWP Energised / Operational (i.e. producing electricity)

2017

Jan

First Commercial Operations (Cold Commissioning)

Mar

The last turbine installed

Apr

Completion of LOT 1

Jul

310MW capacity ready for full commercial operations

2016

Feb

208KM of off-site roads from Laisamis to Sarima completed

Feb

Project site village, offices and workshops completed

Mar

First turbine delivered and installed 

Apr

130KM of on-site roads completed

Sep

LOT 1 comprising 33kV overhead electrical collection network and 33/400kV (initially operated at 220kV) high voltage (HV switchyard) first section constructed, and Take-Over Certificate (TOC) issued

Oct

Provisional completion and installation of three dynamic reactive power compensation systems

Oct

The first section (50-70MW) of the total 310MW capacity ready for commissioning

2015

Jul

Groundbreaking by President Kenyatta

2014

Oct

Construction Commenced

2005

Jan

Conceptualization of wind farm

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