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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

President Uhuru to commission Lake Turkana Wind Power project

On Wednesday, President will join energy stakeholders at the commissioning of the LAKE TURKANA WIND POWER (LTWP) in Loyangalani, Marsabit County. 

LTWP which is the largest wind farm in Africa has an installed capacity of 310MW of clean, reliable, low cost energy. The expansive facility has 365 wind turbines with a capacity of 850kW each.

Globally, Kenya is celebrated as one of the leading countries in the world with an energy mix dominated with renewable sources especially from geothermal, a technology in which our country has become a continental centre of excellence.

The coming on board of LTWP, is a testament of Kenya’s commitment to pursue clean sources of energy and is a major boost to the country’s international commitments to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

Further, the successful implementation of LTWP demonstrates Kenya’s outstanding credentials as an investment destination in Africa and is a perfect example of the immense potential of the public – private partnership model of implementing development projects. 

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