DP Uncle Ruto goodies from New York - 361MW power deals under Obama energy plan

Babuon minions who were complaining about President Uhuru many successful foreign trips now have a bigger problem. The emergence of DP Uncle Ruto on the world stage building the nation, growing his network and global state man image status in the minds of many.
DP Ruto addressing the UN general assembly in New York.
By BRIAN NGUGI, [email protected]

Posted Wednesday, September 21 2016 at 20:03

Kenya’s quest to produce affordable, clean energy has received a huge boost after the country signed six power deals under United States President Barack Obama’s signature policy initiative dubbed Power Africa.
Six power projects will be developed across several sites in Kenya following signing of deals between the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and Kenya, witnessed by the Deputy President William Ruto at the ongoing US-Africa Business forum in New York.

The projects will add 361 megawatts of clean energy to Kenya’s national grid.

They include a grant agreement to support the development of a 10-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Gitaru, a 40 MW solar PV power plant in eastern Kenya at Nyakwere Hills and a Solar Microgrid Solutions for Island and Village Electrification at eight locations across Kenya with a combined 1.5 MW of new power generation capacity. Also in the pipeline is the development of a 70 MW geothermal power plant in Olkaria, Naivasha, the development of Lamu Gas-to-Power Project which is projected to add 50-200 MW of new electricity generation capacity to the island, and the Isiolo Solar PV Power Plant where USTDA will partner with Green Millennia Energy to develop a 40 MW solar PV power plant in Isiolo town. The programme makes Kenya one of the biggest beneficiaries of the $9.7 billion Obama initiative which seeks to double electricity access in Africa. It was unveiled three years ago by Mr Obama. Its goal is to add 10,000 megawatts of power and supply electricity to 20 million African households within five years. The projects signed by Kenya come as a big boost to the country’s energy plans as it races to generate clean electricity to power its domestic and industrial needs. In 2013, the Jubilee government announced a target to grow the installed power capacity from 1,708 megawatts to 6,708 megawatts to spur industrial growth and light more homes. The deal for the grant agreement to support the development of a 10-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Gitaru was signed between USTDA Director Leocadia Zak and Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen), managing director Albert Mugo. The project, which is co-located with an existing KenGen-owned hydro plant, will be KenGen’s first utility scale solar asset. The deal for a 40 MW solar PV power plant in eastern Kenya in Nyakwere Hills was signed between USTDA Director and Quaint Energy Kenya Managing Director Alfred Achar. Its successful implementation would reduce or avoid tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year as an alternative to fossil fuel power sources. The successful implementation of the Solar Microgrid Solutions for Island & Village Electrification is expected to help to electrify an estimated 4,500 households and businesses. The feasibility study will be conducted by Atlanta-based US company Renewvia Energy Corporation.


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Do you mean these goodies?

Or Ciara’s goodies

Ciara ako na goodies kweli? Ananikalianga flat kama plywood

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To be honest, power will go a long way to boost industrialization potential of our country. Another win for incumbent.

Hata tuki rig next election jueni US will recognize them as free and fair based on this alone. Hehehe. Uhuru atapigiwa asubuhi saa 7am na CLINTON for Congratulations message.

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The immaturity level in this post is too damn high, you are regressing rapidly and soon you will back at puberty again. I enjoy knowing its affecting you kabisa,

Lakini si hii CS Amina ni mzuri sana ya DF

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Boss, there are better younger ladies out there.

Achana na yeye, to each his own.

True, true everyone with their own taste