Tag: Wind Farm

Why Google is opting out of Kenyan wind plant investment

Google has cancelled plans to buy a 12.5 per cent stake in Africa's largest wind farm after delays to the project. The 310 megawatt (MW) Lake Turkana wind farm in Kenya was initially set for completion 2017, after which Google had committed to buy the stake from Danish wind turbine maker Vestas. Also the country set up two new facilities to test for the coronavirus. Initially, all samples taken from individuals suspected to have the virus were sent to South Africa. Rodney Omukhulu, Assistant Investments Analyst at Cytonn joins CNBC Africa for more.

Kenyan govt to tap into pensions to fund infrastructure projects

From the launch of Africa's largest wind farm, to an ambitious railway project come to an abrupt stop, Kenya has seen some big headlines this week. Kenyan Analyst, Victor Otieno joins CNBC Africa for more.

The biggest wind farm in Africa is officially up and running in this East African nation

Africa’s largest wind farm has been officially inaugurated. The 310-megawatt (MW) facility was opened by President...