HydroChina Corp will provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for the 50MW Limuru wind power plant in Kiambu County. The company is also the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor.
In a press release statement, the company said that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Aperture Green Power for the job on May 8. Transcentury Investments, through its unit Civicon, is the third company involved in the wind project, alongside Aperture and HydroChina.
The wind farm, located in the area of Nguirubi Thiongo, is estimated to require a total investment of KES 12.5m (USD 130 million). It will use 33 units of 1.5-MW turbines.
HydroChina is a subsidiary of Chinese engineering and construction firm, Power Construction Corp of China Ltd or Power China. In another statement, the firm unveiled another MoU with the local government of China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region and TBF International Group in the field of power system planning and energy infrastructure.