Who We are

Thika Power is a thermal power company that is privately held to support Kenya’s electricity sector.

Our 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 87 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.

Plant Overview

The 87MW Thermal Power Plant owned by Thika Power Plant is a combined cycle plant 35km from Nairobi. With a capacity to provide power to over 400,000 kenyan comsumers.

The entire power output is contracted to Kenya power & Light company(KPLC) which is the largest power provider in kenya.

The plant was commissioned in 2013 & consists of five heavy oil generators a 7MW steam turbine.

To be the most reliable power producer in the country while championing sound management of environment and sustainability. To be the most attractive employer in the utility industry in order to retain our staff.

To generate electricity in an environmentally friendly manner, while optimizing our technology and fulfilling the needs of our stakeholders.

  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Team work
  • Environmental and Social Responsibility