Kenya Power loses electricity monopoly status

Companies interested in power generation and distribution will be licensed to improve supply and connectivity.

Energy Regulatory Commission director general Pavel Oimeke yesterday rejected claims the Kenya Power enjoys monopoly of distribution. He said the commission has licensed 10 operators to generate power for consumers.

“Any investor who wishes to generate and sell power to consumers or purchase from the generators and distribute will be licensed according to the law,” Oimeke said.

Full article: The Star


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