State plans to police Kenyan solar industry with tough rules

The government plans to widen surveillance of the solar industry. The move has seen the State introduce new requirements for industry players including technicians, manufacturers of equipment and traders.

In the regulatory note, Epra said the industry cannot self-regulate as it is yet to mature to the point where all stakeholders, including consumers who can sit at a table and agree on what is best for everybody in the industry. “The self-regulation mechanism is not viable considering that the existing umbrella organisations do not represent all the players,” said Epra.

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