The Kenyan Independent Power producer, Gulf Power Limited (GPL), entered the energy market in 2009 with the sole intension of selling power. As such, they signed an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) agreement with Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd.
The tailor-made O&M contract was a result of a natural process and the team to operate and maintain the power plant was assigned locally from Wärtsilä Eastern Africa. The plant provides base load power to the national grid of Kenya.
|WHO||GULF POWER LIMITED|
|WHAT||OPERATE AND MAINTAIN POWER PLANT|
Power Plant availability
We are very impressed with the current performance. Since the commissioning we have continuously met the requirements of our key performance indicators.Mr. Norman Wanyiri, General Manager for GPL
|Customer||Gulf Power Limited|
|Operating mode||Flexible baseload|
|Gensets||10 x Wärtsilä 20V32|
|Total output||80.32 MW|
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