Dandora Waste to Energy Plant is a 40MW biopower project. It is planned in Nairobi, Kenya. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Biopower||40||–||40||Permitting||Nairobi, Kenya||Kenya Electricity Generating|
The project is being developed and currently owned by Kenya Electricity Generating.
The project cost is expected to be around $197m.
The process of combustion will be adopted in this project to release the stored energy from the feed. Refuse which is a kind of municipal solid waste will be used as a feedstock to power the project.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.
About Kenya Electricity Generating
Kenya Electricity Generating Co Ltd (KenGen) is an electricity generation utility. It produces power from hydro, geothermal, thermal, and wind sources. Under power purchase agreements, the company sells power to customers on wholesale basis. Kenya Power and Lighting Co Ltd is the authorized distributor of the company’s electricity sales. It has electricity generation assets in Olkaria and Eburru Geothermal fields, Kipevu, Eastern Region, Western Region, Upper Tana, and Ngong. KenGen is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
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