Isinya – Arusha Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 200km from Isinya, Kenya, to Arusha, Kenya.

Construction works on the Isinya – Arusha Line project was commissioned in 2017.


The Isinya – Arusha Line, which is an overhead line, is being operated by Kenya Electricity Transmission. The Isinya – Arusha Line is a new line. The line carries alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Isinya – Arusha Line project development status

The development of the Isinya – Arusha Line project was approved by The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority and the project works were completed in 2017.

About Kenya Electricity Transmission

Kenya Electricity Transmission Co Ltd (KETRACO) is an electric utility company that develops electricity transmission infrastructure. The utility plans, designs, constructs, owns, operates and maintains high voltage electricity transmission grid and regional power interconnectors. Its services include the construction of transmission pylons, conductors and substations. KETRACO operates transmission lines of various capacities. It also develops a grid system to improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply, evacuates power from planned generation plants, reduces transmission losses, reduces the cost of electricity, and others.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.