View pictures in App save up to 80% data. The lake Turkana wind farm is located in loiyangalani in the marsabite county about 400 meters from the shores of lake Turkana developed by lake Turkana wind power, consortium comprising KP and P, Norwegian investment funds for developing countries, Finish Fund for industrial Cooperation among other companies.
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It is currently the biggest wind power farm in Africa with more than 350 wind turbines which produces a total of 310 Mega Watts which is high than some hydroric powers combined, it costed a total amount of $680 million which is equal to 68 billion Kenyan shillings, it started back in 2014 but was fixed into the grid system in 2018.
It contributes more than 15% of the total power produced in Kenya, Lake Turkana wind farm was meant to unlock the northern economy and also supply power to the ballooning industries in Kenya.
This is one of Kenya's projects that will soon be game changers only time will tell.