World Bank raises red flag over Kenya’s high power bills

A Kenya Power employee at work. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Access to electricity is inextricably linked to its affordability for citizens to enjoy the fruits of universal electrification, report shows.
  • Last week, Energy Regulatory Commission director-general Pavel Oimeke said electricity charges will be harmonised from July.

High costs of electricity could derail efforts geared towards achieving universal electrification, a report by the World Bank shows.


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