Turkana wind power project closes in on full funding

The wind power project planned for northern Kenya has received a lifeline after the African Development Bank ( AfDB) approved a Sh12.5 billion ($149.5 million) loan.


The Lake Turkana wind power project has been dogged by delays due to unavailability of funding, with the World Bank withdrawing its support late last year.


In addition to the loan, AfDB will play an expanded role as lead arranger by helping Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP)