Thika – HG Falls Line is a 400kV overhead line with a length of 200km from Thika, Kiambu, Kenya, to HG Falls, Kiambu, Kenya.
The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2025.
Thika – HG Falls Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Kenya Electricity Transmission. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through single circuit cable.
Thika – HG Falls Line project development status
The construction works on the Thika – HG Falls Line project will be commenced in 2024 and commissioning is expected in 2025.
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.