Solar off-grids are being installed in barracks to reduce expenses

Military installations, bases and barracks across the country will in the near future be solely powered by solar energy, saving the Ministry of Defence billions of shillings spent annually on paying electricity bills.

A pilot project contracted to a renewable energy company, Nexus Green, currently rigorously testing the infrastructure, before being rolled out to other military installations across the country. Upon completion, it is expected to generate 516kilowatt of power (kW) at a cost of slightly more than Shs5.8 billion.

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