Triumph-Athi River Diesel Power Plant is a 90MW oil fired power project. It is located in Machakos, Kenya. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2015. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Triumph Power Generating. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Internal Combustion Plant (CCICP) power plant. The power plant run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant is heavy fuel oil. In case of shortage of heavy fuel oil the plant can also run on Distillate Fuel Oil.

The project cost is $157m.

The Oil fired project consists of 1 steam turbine with 6MW nameplate capacity.

The Oil fired project consists of 10 engines.

Development status

The project got commissioned in July 2015.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

XJ International Engineering and Zhejiang Zhonggao Power Technology were selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the oil fired power project.

MAN Energy Solutions is the O&M contractor for thermal power project, commencing from the year 2016.

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