Firm affiliated to Kenyan billionaire puts up solar plant in Uganda

A firm affiliated to Kenyan businessman Humphrey Kariuki has commissioned a Sh2.5 billion ($25 million) solar power plant in Uganda.

The commissioning of the commercial scale solar plant in Uganda comes even as Kenya grapples with finalisation of the 54MW Garissa Solar Power Plant. The plant, which has been constructed by the Rural Electrification Authority, is the largest in the region in terms of installed capacity but is yet to start feeding the grid due to the yet to be completed six kilometre transmission line that connects the plant to the grid.

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