Deal #5430

Location #1

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Coordinates
Location
Isiolo Airport, Isiolo, Kenya

Latitude
0.31794
Longitude
37.59167
Target country
Kenya
Comment on location
Tigania East Sub County The area which is located few metres from the Isiolo international airport The approximate coordinates of the power station are 0°19'47.0"N, 37°35'30.0"E

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
7567
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2016] 7567
Comment on land area
18,700-acre= 7567.6282

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Renewable Energy
Comment on intention of investment
400-megawatts wind power plant

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2016] Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2017] Project not started
Comment on implementation status
Construction delayed due to land rights disputes. Construction expected to commence in 2019.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

Operating company

Operating company
Name of investment project
Meru Wind Farm Project

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-04-05
Comment on data source
Daily Nation-KenGen suspends construction of Sh6.9bn power project in Meru

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-07-02
Comment on data source
Renewables Now- Kenya's KenGen plans 400-MW wind farm with European backing

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-05-31
Comment on data source
Citizen Digital- Meru Wind Park set for January groundbreaking

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2016-04-07
Comment on data source
KenGen secures Ksh6.9b from France for Meru Wind Park

Data source #5

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
File
Date
2016-08-29
Comment on data source
Meru County contracts Windlab to develop wind farm in Kenya-- Windlab company website.

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
Publication title
KenGen Meru wind farm construction set for 2019
Date
2018-06-21

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Use of produce

Has domestic use
Yes
Domestic use
100
Comment on use of produce
Power to feed the domestic grid.

Overall comment

Overall comment
Expected to cost Sh6.9 billion

March 13, 2019, 1:56 p.m.

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