Kenya’s energy supply woes continue due to financial constraints

Source: ESIafrica

Kenya’s energy supply problems seem set to continue and the country could see itself plunged into darkness. Five towers on a high-voltage power line have collapsed and the Ministry of Energy has indicated it has no funds to procure a contractor.

The Energy Ministry declined to disclose the amount of money required from the Treasury to procure a contractor and equipment for the high-voltage transmission line, saying it might influence the tender for the works.

This raises the risk of a nationwide outage or power rationing should a temporary tower collapse, triggering financial losses from disruption of businesses.

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Source: ESIafrica

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