Energy in Kenya: Potential for Renewables (Part 1)

From Afrinnovator Sat Dec 22 2012, 04:11:28

Originally posted on the Invested Development blog Kenya's National Energy Policy is designed "to facilitate provision of clean, sustainable, affordable, reliable and secure energy services at least cost while protecting the environment." The efforts come alongside a critical time for Kenya - economic growth and energy demand are higher than ever. The current supply, although increasing slowly, cannot keep up with demand. In response, the Kenyan government is using three policy tools to facilitate the adoption of renewable energy. The aim is to increase the country's energy supply, close the demand gap, and ultimately enable economic growth for Kenya. At

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