MoEP – Kitui Coal-Fired Power Plant 960 MW – Kenya - Project Profile
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Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MoEP) is planning to undertake the construction of a power plant in Kitui County, Kenya.
The project involves the construction of a 960MW coal-fired power plant. It will include the construction of a powerhouse, a substation, water cooling units, access roads and related facilities, the installation of generators and transformers, and the laying of transmission lines.
Feasibility study is underway.
In March 2014, MoEP has invited bids from the private investors experienced in coal fired power plants to express interest in developing the power plant.
The project will be developed under the Independent Power Producer (IPP) framework, which will see a developer enter into a power purchase agreement with Kenya Power.
MoEP is conducting feasibility study activities.
The project involves the construction of a 960MW coal-fired power plant near Mui Basin, Kitui, Kenya.
The US$1,800 million project includes the following: