Kinangop Wind Park Limited

Kenya Infrastructure

Kinangop Wind Park is a 60 MW wind farm in central Kenya. It will be one of the largest wind park investment in East Africa to date, and the first commercial project in the region. It is expected that Kinangop Wind Park will be constructed by mid 2015 and it will deliver electricity to 150 000 Kenyan households

We are invested in Kinangop Wind Park Limited through Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund 2, which is managed by Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts

Status:
Active
Region

Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

:
Africa, East Africa
Countries:
Kenya
Sector

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

:
Infrastructure
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

:
Intermediated investment
Fund:
Africa Infrastructure Investment Fund 2
Fund Manager:
Africa Infrastructure Investment Managers
Start date

For direct investments, this is the date CDC committed capital to the business or project.

For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

:
December 2013
Domicile

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.

:
Kenya