KenGen – Meru Wind Farm 80 MW – Eastern Province - Project Profile
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Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) is planning to build a wind farm in Meru, Eastern Province, Kenya.
The project involves the construction of an 80MW wind farm. It includes the construction of a substation, access roads and related infrastructure, the installation of turbines, transformers, and the laying of transmission lines.
As of March 2016, KenGen is in the discussions with land owners and local authorities to develop the project.
In April 2016, KenGen signed a MoU with French Development Agency for funds.
In May 2016, German Development Bank and the French Development Agency have jointly committed US$131 million to fund for the project.
Construction is expected to be completed by December 2019.
The project involves the construction of an 80MW wind farm in Meru, Eastern Province, Kenya.
The US$147 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a substation
2. Construction of access roads
3. Installation of transformers
4. Installation of turbines
5. Installation of generators
6. Laying of transmission lines
7. Construction of related infrastructure
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