Nithi HPP

View towards power house location

NITHI MINI HYDRO POWER PROJECT

The Project

The 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 Kenyan national grid.

The project is in mid-stages of development.

Fund 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.