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ACCIONA Infrastructure attends Kenya’s National Electrification Exhibition

12/05/2018

This event, which seeks to raise awareness of Kenya’s National Electrification Strategy (KNES), allows companies that are interested in power generation, transmission and distribution to showcase their abilities to help achieve universal electrification

ACCIONA Infrastructure is taking part in Kenya’s National Electrification Exhibition in the country’s capital, Nairobi, under the theme “Achieving Universal Access to Electricity by 2022”, from 5 to 7 December.

The exhibition is part of the activities organised by the Kenyan government, through the Ministry of Energy, to raise awareness of Kenya’s National Electrification Strategy (KNES), a roadmap that establishes the steps that the country must take to achieve universal access to electricity by 2022.

The event, which was co-organised with the World Bank, will be attended by senior government officials from Kenya, energy company leaders, international development partners, and energy sector investors.

The exhibition hopes to serve as a platform from which companies interested in power generation, transmission and distribution can showcase their abilities to help achieve universal electrification.

ACCIONA Infrastructure will take part with its own stand, highlighting the different solutions that the company has developed to ensure access to electricity, as well as other projects it currently has underway.

The National Electrification Conference will also take place during the event, marking the end of a four-year process that has led to the development of the Kenyan National Electrification Strategy (KNES), with the support of the World Bank.

ACCIONA Infrastructure, through ACCIONA Industrial, has accumulated more than 20 years of experience in the electricity sector, spanning a wide range of projects, from low voltage installations through to 400 kV power lines and substations.In the last 12 years, the company has participated in more than 38 projects in Spain and 35 around the world. 

ACCIONA Industrial is currently designing and constructing two high-voltage electricity transmission networks on the Kenyan coast, covering a combined 177 km and including various substations.

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