Thursday, 14 March 2019

AEP Energy eyes diesel-to-gas power plant conversions in Nairobi

Iberafrica’s 108.5-MW Nairobi South Power Station Iberafrica’s 108.5-MW Nairobi South Power Station

The South African arm of AEP Energy is about to purchase two power plants in Nairobi from Iberafrica and considers converting these units from diesel to natural gas. In Kenya, diesel-generated electricity is about 3 times costlier than geothermal, wind and hydropower and about 2.5 times more expensive than gas power.

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