It’s time to decentralise our energy strategy

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Despite ranking high in the provision of green energy, energy security “” and environmental dimensions, it performs poorly in energy equity.

By REHEMA KHIMULU

Kenya leads Africa in green energy. Approximately 60 per cent of the grid is powered by renewables. There still lies a great potential that has not been harnessed yet. For instance, potential for large hydropower is estimated at 6,000MW with only half of this online. Small hydro power projects have a potential for 3,000MW of which only 30MW has been developed.

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