Power import from Uganda hit peak in October, report shows

Kenya spent Sh186.9 million in electricity imports from Uganda in October up from Sh159.6 million in September.

The Sh27.3 million difference in the power import bill from the neighbouring country was the highest in the ten months under review.

According to Ministry of Energy, Kenya enjoys a generation capacity of 2,670 megawatts with a demand of 1,841 MW.

Electricity imports from Uganda rose by 1.3 million kilowatt hours in the month according to recent data by Kenya National Bureau of Statistics despite an increase in power generation by 35.46 megawatts between September and October 2018.

Source: The Star



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