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New Loiyangalani-Suswa power line to inject 310 megawatts to the grid, reduce cost of power

Tuesday September 4th   Construction of the 400kV Loiyangalani-Suswa power transmission line that will evacuate 310 megawatt (MV) wind power from the Lake Turkana Wind Power Project is complete. Energy Cabinet Secretary Pre-commissioned the 430 kilometres power line at Loiyangalani in Marsabit County ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s official launch later this month. The Energy Cabinet Secretary [...]

Suswa-Loiyangalani Transmission Line to proceed inspite of court case

7th August 2018 Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter on Tuesday said the government will proceed with the construction of the Loyangalani-Suswa Transmission line despite a court case over land compensation. Mr Keter, who was appearing before the National Assembly Committee on Energy, said the government risks paying a penalty of Sh1 billion monthly from September [...]

President commissions Nairobi City Centre Substation

30 May 2018 President Uhuru Kenyatta has this afternoon commissioned a new Nairobi City Centre 220/66kV Gas Insulated station (GIS) substation to boost the City’s Bulk power supply system. This is part of the Government’s Nairobi City Centre Network Upgrade and Reinforcement Project aimed at improving the quality of power in the city and its environs by [...]

Update on Water Levels in KenGen Dams

15th May 2018 Kenya continues to experience heavy rainfall in various parts of the country, including the catchment area of the Tana River which provides water to KenGen Hydro-Electric Power Generation Dams. The primary reason for constructing the Seven Forks Dams – Masinga, Kamburu, Gitaru, Kindaruma and Kiambere - was to serve a dual purpose: [...]

Ministry of Energy has Established Mechanisms for the Uptake of the Government’s Development Agenda

Prof. Collette Suda (Right) listens to the Secretary of Geo-Exploration Mr. John Omenge (left) as he explained the plans by the Ministry of Energy to increase power generation through renewable energy sources. Principle Secretary Eng. Joseph Njoroge (middle) introduced Prof. to the Ministry’s top management. By Moses Nyandika 8th February 2018..The Ministry of Energy has [...]

Government of Kenya and Kenya Joint Venture Partners (KJV) Signing of the Joint Development Study Agreement (JDA) for the proposed Lokichar-Lamu Crude Oil Pipeline

Energy CS Charles Keter (right) signing the Joint Development Study Agreement (JDA) for the proposed Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline. (Left) Martin Mbogo- Country Manager Tullow Oil 24 October 2017 The Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline today took a significant step forward following the signing of a Joint Development Study Agreement (JDA) between the Government of Kenya [...]

Ministry Of Energy and Petroleum Launches Solar Project to Serve Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

PS for Energy Eng. Joseph Njoroge (Left), Kenya Renewable Energy Association (KEREA) Chairman- Kamal Gupta, World Bank Senior Energy Specialist- Josphat Sasia and World Bank Global Energy and Extractives Practice Manager, Africa region-Sudeshna Banerjee engaging in a discussion during the launch of the Kenya Off-grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP) at Sarova Panafric Hotel on 19 [...]

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