Kenyan power demand to grow nearly 8% by 2027

Kenya’s electricity demand is set to grow by 7.9% over the next 10 years, the Daily Nation has reported, quoting BMI Research.
By Staff reporter 4 April 2017 0 25352

Kenya’s electricity demand is set to grow by 7.9% over the next 10 years, the Daily Nation has reported, quoting BMI Research.

BMI forecasts that around 50% of Kenya’s power will come from renewables by 2020, with gas-fired generation also set to rise.

Access to power has been boosted under current President Uhuru Kenyatta, who has made a major drive to industrialise Kenya.

Failing infrastructure, including the country’s power transmission systems, is a big problem in Kenya. Periodic blackouts occur in parts of the country.

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