Kenya Power to Cut Electricity Cost by Switching to Solar

Kenya Power plans on cutting the cost of electricity bills in the country by replacing its thermal power stations with solar and wind electricity generating machines. This will see the electricity distribution company switch from fuel-powered engines.

The power plants targeted for hybridisation will be driven by all power sources, diesel, solar and wind energy, with the last two being consumed at a higher percentage. The pilot program will start with Kenya Power plants located in North Eastern Kenya where solar and wind energy manufacturing yards are located.

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