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The Kenya power sector is many things to many people. For some, it is a shining African example of a successful power sector while for others, it is a...

07.12.2018 , Sanjoy Sanyal and Esther Kahinga

How Distributed Solar Helps Pregnant Women in Rural Kenya

Our blog series, Humans of Clean Energy, focuses on clean energy pioneers in the developing world and the customers they serve. The series is as part...

25.04.2018 , Victor Raballa, Business Daily

Lake Victoria fishermen dump kerosene for solar light

For many years under the darkness of the night sky, thousands of small-scale fishermen set sail off various beaches of Lake Victoria, lit various...

Catherine Wakhu knows the value of a lighted room to a child's education – and also the expense.The resident of Mayoni, a village in Western Kenya's...
On a sunny afternoon in Western Kenya, Eunice Shigali filled a 10 litre jerrycan with water, then unfolded it like a suitcase and placed it in the...
Armed with a solar-powered water pump for irrigation and a quarter-acre piece of borrowed land, widow Hakima Mohammed has become a Western Kenya tree...

04.12.2017 , Surabhi Rajagopal, Ben Garside, Lazarus Walker and Sarah Wykes

Using the Energy Delivery Models toolkit (EDM) to analyse impact: a small-scale horticulture project in Kenya

Access via distributed energy solutions powered by renewable sources is often the most viable and cost effective for communities living in energy...
Kenya has become the leading PAYG market in Africa. All big players are present in Kenya. But all of them are international companies: the mother...

08.09.2017 , Justus Wanzala | Thomson Reuters Foundation

Solar roof tiles offer tech boost for Kenya's rural classrooms

Mid-morning at Gaitheri Secondary School in central Kenya's Murang'a County, and students are busy with their daily routine, as at any other school....
One of the fundamental impacts of energy poverty in Africa is the limiting influence on the growth of manufacturing. Manufacturing in several sectors...

Country News

Kenya Power has committed a budget of Sh700 million to develop hybrid power generation systems to...

Kerosene sales fell by more than 50 percent in the first half of 2019 compared with a year ago,...

In this project, the Stiftung Solarenergie – Solar Energy Foundation draws on its experience with...

Rising fossil fuel prices combined with a ban on harvesting firewood in Kenya's forests is causing...

Will we let ourselves get caught up in divisive domestic politics? Or will we stay on the path that...

Projects will be predetermined by the government based on their relevance and then awarded to...

Various donor agencies and development banks already support energy projects across sub-Saharan...

The Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) on Friday inked a partnership deal with global environment...

To deliver on the Big Four Agenda, the availability of affordable and reliable energy is pivotal.

World Bank report says country among the top in expanding reach for its citizens.

KPLC notes that as at 2018, household connections to the national grid stood at 73 %.

Industrial players are the largest consumers of electricity in Kenya, accounting for about 60 per...