List of power stations in Kenya

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The following page lists power stations in Kenya.

Geothermal[edit]

Station Capacity (MW) Location Status
Olkaria I Geothermal Power Station 140[1] 0°53′36″S 36°18′30″E / 0.89333°S 36.30833°E / -0.89333; 36.30833 (Olkaria I Geothermal Power Station) Operational
Olkaria II Geothermal Power Station 105 0°51′49″S 36°18′00″E / 0.86361°S 36.30000°E / -0.86361; 36.30000 (Olkaria II Geothermal Power Station) Operational
Olkaria III Geothermal Power Station 110[2] 0°52′30″S 36°18′00″E / 0.87500°S 36.30000°E / -0.87500; 36.30000 (Olkaria III Geothermal Power Station) Operational
Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Station 140[3] 0°51′49″S 36°18′00″E / 0.86361°S 36.30000°E / -0.86361; 36.30000 (Olkaria IV Geothermal Power Station) Operational
Olkaria V Geothermal Power Station 140[4] 0°51′49″S 36°18′00″E / 0.86361°S 36.30000°E / -0.86361; 36.30000 (Olkaria V Geothermal Power Station) In development

Hydroelectric[edit]

Station Type Capacity (MW) Commissioned Location
Gitaru Power Station Reservoir 225 1999  
Kiambere Power Station Reservoir 168 1988  
Kindaruma Power Station Reservoir 72[5] 1968 -0°48′52″N 37°48′13″E / 0.81444°N 37.80361°E / 0.81444; 37.80361 (Kindaruma Power Station)
Masinga Power Station Reservoir 40 1981  
Gogo Power Station Reservoir 2 1957  
Kamburu Power Station Reservoir 100 1974  
Mesco Power Station Reservoir 0.4 1930  
Ndula Power Station Reservoir 2.0 1924  
Sagana Power Station Reservoir 1.5 1956  
Sondu - Miriu Power Station Run of river 60 2007  
Tana Power Station Reservoir 14.4 1954  
Turkwel Power Station Reservoir 106 1991 1°55′0″N 35°20′30″E / 1.91667°N 35.34167°E / 1.91667; 35.34167 (Turkwel Hydro Power Plant)
Wanjii Power Station Reservoir 7.4 1952  
Sosiani Power Station Reservoir 0.4 1955  

Thermal[edit]

Station Type Capacity (MW) Commissioned Location
Kipevu Thermal Power Station Heavy fuel oil 63 4°2′S 39°38′E / 4.033°S 39.633°E / -4.033; 39.633 (Kipevu)
Nairobi South Thermal Power Station Natural gas 109 1997 1°17′S 36°49′E / 1.283°S 36.817°E / -1.283; 36.817 (Nairobi Natural Gas Power Station)
Gulf Energy Thermal Power Station Heavy fuel oil 80[6] 1°17′S 36°49′E / 1.283°S 36.817°E / -1.283; 36.817 (Gulf Energy Thermal Power Station)

Wind[edit]

Station Capacity (MW) Commissioned Location
Ngong 5.1 1993  

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ESI Africa, . (14 February 2014). "February Commissioning for Kenya’s Olkaria I And IV". Esi-Africa.Com. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Business Daily Reporter, . (24 February 2014). "Olkaria III Geothermal Raises Capacity To 110MW". Business Daily Africa (Nairobi). Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Adaramola, Kehinde (8 January 2014). "Kenya To Reduce Power Cost With 280MW Olkaria Plants Launch". Ventures Africa Magazine (Lagos). Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  4. ^ Masinde, Joshua (30 March 2014). "Kenya Ramps Up Power Supply By 280Megawatts". Daily Nation Mobile. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  5. ^ Fayo, Galgallo (26 June 2012). "New Kindaruma Dam Unit To Add 24Megawatts". Business Daily Africa. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  6. ^ McGregor, Sarah (24 May 2012). "Gulf Energy of Kenya To Build 80-Megawatt Power Plant". Bloomberg News. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 

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