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East Africa: Investments in Energy & Power Projects

12 September 2009
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Throughout most countries of Eastern Africa and the Great Lakes Region, the economical development is feeling the negative impact of electricity shortages and power-cuts. 
In order to significantly improve the overall economical efficiency and provide manufacturing enterprises with a stable and sustainable investment surrounding, it is crucial to be able to supply factories and businesses with [...]

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Kenya: New 120MW Geothermal Plant in Kipevu

21 July 2009
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Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) is planing the construction of  a new 120MW Power Plant in Kipevu, close to Mombasa. The new plant is estimated to cost US$ 15 Million, and shall be operational by the end of 2010.
The plant which is expected to generate 120 megawatts of electricity that shall be added into the [...]

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Kenya: 40MW Hydropower Station Halts Due to Drought

1 July 2009

Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) announced the closure of a 40 megawatts power generation unit at Masinga Dam due to low water levels in the area and poor rainfall, further escalating a worsening power crisis that has gripped the country. If Kenya’s shorter rain season in October turns out favorable, the hydropower unit could be [...]

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Kenya: Feasibility Study for New Hydropower Plant in Karura

18 June 2009
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A newly proposed Hydropower Construction Project in Karura, which is located about 15 kilometers from the 40 megawatts Kindaruma Power Station and a 200 km north of Nairobi, is officially tendering for consultancy services to conclude a feasibility study for a major Hydropower Station. The feasibility study shall cover cost estimations as well as a [...]

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