Kenya’s green energy investments fall 45pc

Kenya’s renewable energy investments dipped 45 percent to Sh78.4 billion ($727 million) last year, despite the country retaining third position in green energy hotspots in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

This was a drop from previous year’s record high of $1.4 billion (Sh150.9 billion), according to the 2020 United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) report that tracked global trends.

The 2018 top country in renewables investments in MEA, South Africa also saw a 76 percent dip in investments to Sh107.8 billion, relegating it to second position in the latest survey.

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