Tag: Wind Power

Why rain is double-edged sword for Kenya’s green energy mix

As Kenya goes heavy on renewable energy sources, rain is turning out to be a curse and blessing at once for the country’s...

Africa’s Largest Wind Farm Saves Kenya €126m in Fuel Imports

Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest wind farm in northern Kenya saved the country €126 million (sh15.7 billion) in reduced fuel imports in the first...

How KenGen, Centum Missed A Piece Of Turkana Wind Farm

Kenyan companies shied away from investing in Africa’s largest renewable energy project, Lake Turkana wind power plant, located in northern Kenya, handing foreigners 100 percent...

How Kenya’s Surplus Wind Power Could Recycle Hydroelectric Dams

Kenya’s Lake Turkana wind plant, which curtails power generation during nighttime when the country’s demand is low, could direct the surplus to electrify pumps...

Revealed: Best Locations For Wind And Solar In Kenya

Marsabit is the best location in Kenya to set up a wind power plant while Nakuru is tops in solar.

The Untold Story of Africa’s Largest Wind Farm

The backstory of the 310-megawatt Lake Turkana Wind power plant in northern Kenya spans 21 years from the date the idea was first floated...