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September 6, 2021

Loiyangalani – Suswa Line, Kenya

By Carmen

Loiyangalani – Suswa Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 430km from Loiyangalani, Rift Valley, Kenya, to Suswa, Rift Valley, Kenya.

Construction works on the Loiyangalani – Suswa Line started in 2015 and the project was commissioned in 2016.


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

Loiyangalani – Suswa Line project development status

The development of the Loiyangalani – Suswa Line project was approved by The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority in 2015 and the project works were completed in 2016.

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.

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