Mpeketoni Wind Power Project is a 90MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Lamu, Kenya. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||90||–||90||Permitting||Lamu, Kenya||Elicio; Kenwinds Holdings|
The project is being developed by Elicio and Kenwinds Holdings. The project is currently owned by Elicio with a stake of 55%, IFC InfraVentures and Kenwinds Holdings.
The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 180,000 households, to offset 190,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $180m.
The wind power project consists of 22 turbines.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project will be sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.
Elicio and Kenwinds Holdings are expected to be contracted for rendering of operations & maintenance services for the project.
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