Five NGOs and the Kitui government are promoting clean and renewable energy.
The Inpower initiative is a collaboration of the county government, Netfund, Caritas Kitui, Groots Kenya and Cafod Kenya. It was launched at Migwani trading centre on Friday.
Kitui environment executive John Makau said the drive will make use of clean and sustainable energy a priority for Kitui.
Makau said residents are being encouraged to use locally available materials to produce smokeless briquettes for cooking. The solar energy is to be used for lighting homes.
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