Kenya eyes lower electricity charges with green energy

Posted on 18 September 2013    
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta said generation would bank on geothermal, wind, natural gas and other cheaper energy sources to reduce the cost of electricity to Sh9.10 (¢10.45) per kilowatt hour from the current average of Sh17.20 (¢19.78) per unit for domestic households.

“The shift will reduce the cost of doing business and make Kenya one of the low-cost countries,” said Mr Kenyatta on Monday in a speech read on his behalf by Energy Cabinet secretary Davis Chirchir.

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