Flower farmers turn to solar for alternative energy source

Flower farms in Naivasha are taking up solar energy as their next source of power as the cost of electricity continues to rise.

They say that the high tariffs coupled with rising fuel prices are pushing up  the cost of production and reducing profit margins.

Naivasha based Shalimar flower farm joined the list of farms using solar power by installing a system with a capacity of 428 kilowatts (kW). It is one of the largest solar farms in the region.

Read more: The Star



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