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 185[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 165 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 93 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 Heavy fuel Oil 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)
Lamu Coal Power Station Coal 960[7] 2017 (Expected) 2°17′S 40°51′E / 2.283°S 40.850°E / -2.283; 40.850 (Lamu Coal Power Station)
Biojoule Thermal Power Station Biogas 2.6[8] 2015 0°42′S 36°26′E / 0.700°S 36.433°E / -0.700; 36.433 (Biojoule Thermal Power Station)
Baringo Thermal Power Station Biogas 10.8[9] 2015 0°31′S 35°45′E / 0.517°S 35.750°E / -0.517; 35.750 (Baringo Thermal Power Station)

Wind[edit]

Station Capacity (MW) Commissioned Location Notes
Ngong 5.1 1993   Operational
Lake Turkana Wind Power Station 300[10] 2018 (Expected) 02°43′33″N 36°48′06″E / 2.72583°N 36.80167°E / 2.72583; 36.80167 (Lake Turkana Wind Power Station) Under construction

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. 
  7. ^ Centum, . (1 September 2014). "A Consortium Led By Kenyan Companies; Gulf Energy Limited & Centum Investment Company Limited, Emerges As The Winning Bidder of The Mega Lamu Coal 1000MW Project". Centum Investment Company Limited (Centum). Retrieved 24 January 2015. 
  8. ^ Herbling, David (4 February 2015). "Biogas Firm To Supply National Grid With 2MW of Power". Business Daily Africa (Nairobi). Retrieved 4 February 2015. 
  9. ^ Herbling, David (12 February 2015). "American Firm To Supply 2MW From ‘Mathenge’". Business Daily Africa (Nairobi). Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  10. ^ Court, Alex (29 January 2015). "Will Africa's Biggest Wind Power Project Transform Kenya's Growth?". Cable News Network. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 

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