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November 29, 2021

Homa Bay Biogas Power Project, Kenya

By Carmen

Homa Bay Biogas Power Project is a 39MW biopower project. It is planned in Homa Bay, Kenya. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. 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 39 39 Permitting Homa Bay, Kenya Thika Way Investments

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Thika Way Investments.

The project is expected to generate 307GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $24m.

The process of fermentation will be adopted in this combined heat and power (CHP) project to release the stored energy from the feed. Bagasse which is a kind of agricultural by-product will be used as a feedstock to power the project.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the Homa Bay Biogas Power Project (Homa Bay Biogas Power Project-I) will be sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement. The offtake capacity is expected to be 8MW.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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