Tapping into regional power key for Kenya
27 March 2012, 09:10
Nairobi - Interconnecting the region’s power sources will be crucial in meeting Kenya’s energy demand as it surges towards an estimated 15,000 Megawatts (MW) by the year 2030.
In a brief to Capital News, KenGen Managing Director Eddy Njoroge said Kenya Power has already signed an agreement to import 400MW from Ethiopia, as they explore opportunities across the border.
Njoroge went on to add that with Kenya currently interconnected with Uganda and soon Ethiopia, connecting to Tanzania and the oil and gas rich South Sudan will bring plans to network the region full circle.
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