Providing Energy Access to Kenya Rural Population

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Approximately 25% of the population has no access to electricity from KPLC. Kenya has now plans to deliver universal access by 2022.

As of 2020, the population of Kenya is estimated to be about 54 million. Access to electricity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years. As per census 2019, 50.4% of the population use mains electricity of lighting, 24.5% use solar lights and systems while the remainder uses paraffin and other means. In total Kenya has about 2800 MW of power installed, some 80% from renewable sources like hydro, geothermal, wind and solar.

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  • Author: GMG Facility
  • Publication Date: 06/11/2021
Read 175 times Last modified on Friday, 26 November 2021 12:24
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