Power Plants in Kenya

Kenya has 22 utility-scale power plants in operation, with a total capacity of 2300.9 MW.

Name Capacity Type Other Fuel Commissioned Owner
Garissa 55.7 MW Solar
Gitaru 225.0 MW Hydro 1978 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Iberafrica I & II (Nairobi south diesel PP) 109.0 MW Oil Iberafrica Power Ltd.
Kamburu 94.2 MW Hydro 1974 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Kiambere 168.0 MW Hydro 1987 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Kindaruma 72.0 MW Hydro 1968 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Kipevu I 74.0 MW Oil 2011 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Kipevu II (Tsavo) 74.5 MW Oil 2001 Tsavo Power Company
Kipevu III 120.0 MW Oil 1999 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Lake Turkana 310.0 MW Wind 2017 Lake Turkana Wind Power Ltd.
Masinga 40.0 MW Hydro 1980 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Ngong 25.5 MW Wind 1993 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Olkaria I 45.0 MW Geothermal 1981 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Olkaria I units 4 & 5 140.0 MW Geothermal 2015 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Olkaria II 105.0 MW Geothermal 1982 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Olkaria III (Orpower 4) 139.0 MW Geothermal 2015 Ormat Technologies Inc
Olkaria IV 140.0 MW Geothermal 2014 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Rabai 90.0 MW Oil 2009 Rabai Power Company
Sondu Miru 60.0 MW Hydro 2007 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Tana 20.0 MW Hydro 2011 Kenya Electric Generating Company
Thika 88.0 MW Oil 2012 Thika Power Ltd
Turkwel 106.0 MW Hydro 1990 Kenya Electric Generating Company

Data Information

This data is a derivitive set of data gathered by source mentioned below.

Data Sources

Global Energy Observatory/Google/KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm/Enipedia/World Resources Institute/database.earth