The power plant in Thika is the first in Africa to use MAN’s Diesel combined cycle product package and five MAN 18V48/60 four-stroke engines are at its heart, producing 88 MW of electricity. The waste heat from the engines is used to power an MAN MARC2 steam turbine, which generates a further 6.8 MW of electricity.

 

Customer Thika Power Limited
Customer Type IPP
Application Combined cycle; base load power for grid
Location of Installation Kenya
Engine Type 5 x 18V48/60 + 1 steam turbine
Fuel HFO
Output 88 MW
Order Commencement 11/2011