Toyota Tsusho to design Uganda-Kenya oil pipeline

Toyota Tsusho, the trading arm of the Japanese carmaker, has been contracted to oversee a feasibility study and design for the construction of a crude oil pipeline network in East Africa. Toyota Tsusho, which clinched the tender last month, will…
Ormat signs 25-year deal for Menengai geothermal plant

Ormat Technologies Inc., a US developer of geothermal energy, has inked a 25-year deal to supply Kenya Power with electricity from the proposed 35-megawatt Menengai geothermal project in Nakuru. Ormat’s majority-owned Kenya unit has also signed a project implementation and…
Construction finally starts on Sh70bn Turkana wind farm

Construction has finally begun on the long-awaited 310MW wind farm on the south eastern shore of Lake Turkana in Marsabit County, northern Kenya. The Sh70 billion Lake Turkana wind farm, which is touted as the largest wind power project in…
Kenya, Tanzania to issue tender for 2,400MW power line

Kenya and Tanzania are set to issue a tender for the construction of a transmission line with a capacity to transfer 2,400 megawatts (MW) of electricity. The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) acting head of planning and construction Anthony Musyoka…