Kenya Says Five Independent Power Projects, Including Wind, Delayed a Year

Five independent power-producer projects in Kenya, with a combined capacity of 600 megawatts, have been delayed for “more than a year”, Mines and Energy Ministry Permanent Secretary Patrick Nyoike said.

The projects include the 300-megawatt Turkana wind farm, an extension to a geothermal plant and three diesel-power facilities, Nyoike said at a conference today in Nairobi, the capital.

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