Total turns to solar power to run petrol stations

Petroleum dealer Total Kenya is installing solar panels at its petrol stations for own use to ease its power bills burden.

The oil dealer has started mounting panels on the rooftop of its forecourt buildings in Nairobi, along with convenience stores (bonjour shops). It has 200 petrol stations around the country.

The oil marketer joins a growing list of companies that have set up solar powered stations for own use to slash power costs, a trend that has the impact of stirring the revenue stream of electricity distributor Kenya Power.

Full article: Energysiren



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