Nithi Hydro Power Project

The Project

Country Kenya
Fund DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund K/S (Fund 1)
Participation Co-Developer and lead equity
Type Run-of-river hydro
Capacity 6MW
Expected CO2 emission reductions 25,000 tCOeq/annum
State of development Late stage/early construction

Nithi project is a 5.0 MW run-of-river hydro power plant utilizing the hydro power potential of the river Nithi as it drops 250m in a series of rapids near Chuka on the eastern slopes of Mt. Kenya in Kenya. The project will be connected to the national grid. The project is in late stage development.

Frontier Involvement

DI Frontier Market Energy & Carbon Fund is the sole shareholder in the project company, Nithi Hydro Power Ltd., with a view to manage the entire project development and provide equity for the construction of the project.