Delayed energy projects costing Kenyans billions

Delayed power projects are denying Kenyans cheaper electricity have, according to Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter.

He said delays have cost implications which add up to production and provision, eventually affecting the price of electricity which is passed on to the consumer. “This is because there is a chain of production with cost implication in every process. In Kenya, power tariffs factor in the entire cost of project implementation which includes purchase of land, construction, commissioning and operations,” Keter noted.

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