New developments to watch in Kenya’s energy space

Beyond the horizon, past the distant shades of evening glow and mystical nights, what’s the picture of Kenya’s future energy landscape like?

Indeed much ground has been covered in the country’s forward march towards energy security. Most Kenyan adults would recall the dark days when bouts of blackouts would religiously roll across the country whenever the rains failed.

Now, East Africa’s economic powerhouse fortunes have greatly improved over the years, energy-wise. The frequency and duration of outages have steeply dropped, be it during scheduled maintenance or unforeseen network breakdown. This is a product of deliberate planning and execution of strategic blueprints involving construction of a diverse set of power plants along with upgrade of the previously rickety national grid network. Granted, the country still has a lot of miles to cover to get its energy house in order, to get to world class level.

Full article: EnergySiren



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