KenGen plans economic zones for industrial development 

KenGen wants to create special zones that would give manufacturers discounts on power bills due to lower transmission costs from the plants to the industrial hubs. Local news details that the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) will set up a special economic zone close to the geothermal plants in Olkaria to offer subsidised power to […]

President Kenyatta commissions Olkaria IV plant

Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta officially commissioned the Olkaria IV geothermal power plant on Friday, adding 140 MW of much needed geothermal power to the grid. President Uhuru Kenyatta officially commissioned the Olkaria IV power plant on Friday this week. The historic event now opens the path for a reduction in the cost of production of […]

Construction of Garsen-Witu-Lamu Road to be completed by 2020

The construction of Kshs. 10.8 billion Garsen-Witu-Lamu road has already began in earnest with the project expected to be completed in 2020 according to the Kenya National Highways  Authority (KenHa) This follows the pledge made by President Uhuru Kenyatta during a tour of Lamu early this year where he pledged that tarmacking of the road […]