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Studies for expansion of the Kenyan High Voltage Grid

Consultancy services for feasibility studies and project engineering for transmission lines and substations in Kenya

Description of Project:

Studies for expansion of the Kenyan High Voltage Grid by constructing the following additional transmission lines and related substations:

  • New 220 kV transmission line from Kisumu through Kakamega to Musaga (72 km) and related substations
  • New 132 kV transmission line from Webuye through Kimilili to Kitale (73 km) and related substations
  • New 132 kV transmission line from Kakamega to Kaimosi (25 km) and related substations
  • New 132 kV transmission line from Sotik to Kilgoris (48 km) and related substations

ÅF's services: 

  • Analysis of the technical features of the national transmission grid, circuit diagrams, latest load flow diagrams
  • Site visit to the proposed substations, ascertaining the locations of the S/S
  • Network studies ( load flow, short circuit etc.) for planned grid extensions
  • Detailed technical studies of the line routes, project descriptions
  • Design of towers and substations
  • Costing of the projects including foreign and local portion, disbursement plan per sub-project
  • Economic and financial analysis; economic and financial viability assessment of the project including tariffs
  • Environmental survey
  • Investigation of associated digital communication facilities by fibre optics
  • Preparation of Technical Specifications and Bidding Documents for selected packages

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