Status
Completed
Length
308km
Volt
400kv

Financier
Japan International Corporation Agency (JICA)
Government of Kenya (GoK)

Contractor
Lot 1 - KALPATARU-KINDEN JV
Lot 2 - NARI-CCCE JV
Lot 3 - SIEYUAN-NEIE JV

Scope

Lot 1 Olkaria – Lessos – Construction of 228km, 400kv double circuit line. 

Lot 2 Lessos-Kibos- Kisumu – Construction of 70.5km of 220kV (Lessos-Kibos) and 9.1km of 132kV (Kibos-Kisumu) double circuit lines. 

Lot 3 Substation Works -  Construction of 220kV bay extensions Integration works at Lessos SS & Extension of 132kV Kisumu substation at Mamboleo. 
Establishment of 220/132/33kV substation at Kibos

 

Benefit

Strengthening the National grid, evacuate power from Olkaria to Western Kenya and Facilitate power exchange between Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda