Kenya reinstates tax exemptions on clean energy products to catalyze investment

“The reinstatement is critical to achieving the country’s climate and development goals. This decision aligns with the government’s aim to achieve universal access to clean cooking solutions by 2028,” said David Njugi, the chief executive of Clean Cooking Association of Kenya (CCAK), in a statement Friday.

The clean cooking fuels that will be exempted from 16 percent value-added tax (VAT) after the Finance Act 2021 came into effect on July 1 are biogas and biogas equipment, sustainable fuel briquettes, and ethanol.

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