Nairobi South (Iberafrica) Power Plant I & II is a 109.5MW oil fired power project. It is located in Nairobi, Kenya. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in 1997. Buy the profile here.


AP Moller Capital and Iberafrica Power (E A) are currently owning the project.

It is a Internal Combustion power plant.

Development status

The project got commissioned in 1997.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the Nairobi South (Iberafrica) Power Plant I & II (Nairobi South (Iberafrica) Power Plant II) is sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years from 2009. The contracted capacity is 52.5MW.

Contractors involved

H Young & Co (EA) was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the oil fired power project.

The Oil fired project have been supplied by Niigata Power Systems and Wartsila.

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