Kenya Sets Up The Largest Wind Power Generation Plant In Africa

29 Mar

educationGhana

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According to reports,Kenya is all set to have its first biggest single private investment projects in its history dubbed Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (LTWP). The wind electricity generating project will have an output of 300MW and the project is estimated to cost approximately $807 million dollars. This project is being installed in Loyangalani District of Marsabit West County.

Kenya Sets Up The Largest Wind Power Generation Plant In AfricaThe site was chosen based on a research conducted that identified the site as the optimal site location because of the following factors: the area is some 450m away from the Lake Turkana, lies at an altitude of 2,300m on the top of Mt. Kulal. The geography of the region makes it ideal because of the fact that it has a daily temperature fluctuations that generates predictable strong wind streams between the Lake and the desert hinterland plus strong continuous streams…

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