Kenyan utility launches tender for PV panel manufacturing facility

Mar 12, 2020 01:31 PM ET
  • The electrical energy firm desires a solar module fab at its Tana Power Station in Murang'an area. The manufacturing facility would certainly have a preliminary annual production capability of 10 MW.
Kenyan utility launches tender for PV panel manufacturing facility
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State-owned utility Kenya Electricity Generating Company plc has actually introduced a tender for building of a 10 MW solar module manufacturing facility at its Tana Power Station in Murang'a region.

The effective developer will certainly need to offer every little thing from project layout to resources at the website, which makes up a storage facility at the 20 MW Tana hydroelectric plant.

Proposals to establish the center can be lodged till April 20.

The utility is intending a 40 WM solar energy plant in Embu County and also it is uncertain whether the components created at the prepared fab would certainly be utilized for that project.

In September 2017, Kenya's Energy Regulatory Commission released an effort to examine the standing of solar in Kenya, develop the country's mounted solar generation capability, determine variables preventing uptake as well as advise actions to improve PV usage. With solar release slow-moving, the federal government has actually been slammed for not providing top priority to the modern technology.



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