Kenya: Construction Work On the Kenya-Ethiopian Power Transmission Line to Begin in September

[Ethiopia Government]It has been announced that construction work on the 1,068km long Kenya-Ethiopia transmission line project will begin in September 2013. The cost of the project is estimated at a US$1.26bn, and funding will be coming from the African Development Bank ($338m), the World Bank ($684m), Kenya ($88m) and Ethiopia ($32m).