Media Advisory - SkyPower to Sign Historic Solar Energy Agreement with Government of Kenya

Jul 24, 2015, 05:24 ET from SkyPower Global

NAIROBI, Kenya, July 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

North America's SkyPower, the world's largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects, is to sign a landmark agreement with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum for the development of 1 GW of world-class solar projects in Kenya over the next five years. The historic US $2.2 billion agreement will be signed in Nairobi at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES).

Representatives of SkyPower will be available for media inquiries following the announcement.

Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015

Time: 10:00 am EAT

Location: Global Launch Lounge (GLL)

Main Compound, United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)

About SkyPower

SkyPower is the largest and one of the most successful developers and owners of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects in the world. The experienced and accomplished SkyPower team has built, assembled and acquired an extensive pipeline of over 25 GW worldwide - 6 GW of which was recently announced in bilateral agreements to be built on the continent of Africa over the next five years in both Egypt and Nigeria. For more information, please visit:

For media inquiries and interview requests, please contact: Hando Kang, Vice President, International Public Affairs,, +1-647-478-2812; Maria Vorobieva, Director, International Public Affairs,, +1-647-478-1149; Zul Kapadia, Director, Global Intelligence & Integration, , +1-416-419-0631, Local contact in Africa: Anwar Hussein, Energy Advisor, +254722513120

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