East Africa stranded with high costs of running thermal plants

Despite the investments that have resulted in the region experiencing electricity surplus totalling 878MW and projected to increase to 3,430MW by 2025, consumers and manufacturers continue to decry the high costs of electricity.

In Kenya, protesters recently took to the streets of Nairobi over high electricity bills, partly blamed on rampant corruption at the distributor Kenya Power.

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