Kenya Selected Projects


EASSy: The Eastern Africa Submarine Cable System

20/10/2017 - Although Africa represents 14% of the world's population, it currently has less than 3% of the world's telephone lines. Africa remains the world's least developed continent in telecommunications. International telecommunications ...

Categories: South Africa, Sudan, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, Information & Communication Technology, Private Sector


Expanding geothermal development in Kenya: a model for replication

16/09/2015 - Situation Although Kenya produces just enough power to meet its current demand for households and businesses tied to the grid, it is constantly plagued with power outages that cause not only inconveniences, but a loss of income fo...

Categories: Kenya, Energy & Power, Climate Change


Lake Turkana Wind Power Project: The largest wind farm project in Africa

18/09/2015 - The Lake Turkana wind power project involves the development and construction of a 300 MW wind farm. The project is located at a remote location, approximately 12 kilometres east of Lake Turkana in northwestern Kenya. The project ...

Categories: Kenya, Energy & Power, Climate Change


Ethiopia-Kenya Power Interconnection: Phases I and II - The Power of Regional Interconnection

19/09/2013 - Within the current global energy crisis, interconnecting the regional electric energy networks is the best alternative to transfer expensive thermal generation into regional as well as international power markets. 1,068 km of hig...

Categories: Ethiopia, Kenya, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


Lake Turkana Wind Farm: Enhancing Access to Clean, Affordable Energy in Kenya

19/09/2013 - The Turkana Wind Power Project in Kenya will add 300MW to power generation capacity and will benefit Kenya by providing clean and affordable energy that will reduce the overall energy cost to end consumers. Furthermore, the projec...

Categories: Kenya, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


The Menengai Project Kenya: Pioneering Geothermal Development in East Africa

19/09/2013 - In a country where 84% of the population does not have energy access and where the geothermal potential is among the greatest in the world, the Menengai geothermal steam field development project will exploit a portion of this pot...

Categories: Kenya, Energy & Power, Infrastructure


Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Kenya: Unlocking Development Potential for Inclusive Growth

13/08/2013 - Nakuru, Kenya's fourth largest city is a major industrial and tourist center. Prior to the AfDB Group’s intervention, unreliable water supply and sanitation services resulted in scaling down and ultimate relocation of industries...

Categories: Kenya, Water Supply & Sanitation, Health


Menengai geothermal development project: Green energy in motion

03/05/2016 - Access to electricity in Kenya remains relatively limited. Only half the population has access to it, at a cost much higher than in other African economies. On top of this there is the instability of the network, with frequent bla...

Categories: Kenya, Climate Change, Energy & Power