Thousands of Kenyans to benefit from solar project

President Uhuru Kenyatta tours various exhibition stands during the Sixth Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Exhibition at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, on February 18, 2020. PHOTO | PSCU

What you need to know:

  • World Bank country director, Carlos Felipe, said the global institution would support the government realise its ambition of connecting all Kenyans to power.

  • The World Bank hopes to reach out to more than 800 million people without access to electricity worldwide, 600 million of whom are in Africa.

Some 250,000 households in 14 counties are set to benefit from a solar electrification programme.

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