Rumuruti Solar PV Park is a 48MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Laikipia, Kenya. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 48 48 Permitting Laikipia, Kenya Elsewedy Electric T&D; Kenergy Renewables


The project is being developed by Elsewedy Electric T&D and Kenergy Renewables. The project is currently owned by Kenergy Renewables with a stake of 100%.

Rumuruti Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project.

The project cost is expected to be around $58.77m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Kenya Power and Lighting under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.08kWh for a period of 20 years. The capacity to be procured is 40MW.


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