Original disclosure @ AFDB website
Updated in EWS Feb 26, 2019
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This project will involve the construction, operation, and maintenance of a 1,050 MW coal-fired powerplant located at the Indian Ocean end of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor (the “LAPSSET) project at Manda Bay in the Lamu archipelago within Lamu County and includesconstruction of coal handling facilities, including jetty/coal offloading infrastructure and a 400kV switchyard at site. The plant will run on steam provided by three super-critical boilers, three steam driven turbines (350 MW each) that will power three generators of similar size to produce the electricity. With an expected annual dispatch factor of 85%, the plant will feed 7,308,249 MWh into the national grid annually.
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