Transmission problems plague Vestas project in Kenya

The construction of the large Lake Turkana wind farm in Kenya is progressing according to plan but problems with the transmission line are posing challenges and may lead to a legal dispute.
Photo: Vestas
Photo: Vestas

The coming Lake Turkana wind farm will not only be Africa's largest when completed, but also the biggest private investment ever in Kenya. It also marks a highly prestigious project for Denmark's Vestas, which is supplying the 365 turbines for the 310 MW project.

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