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Kenya Needs at Least $15 Billion for Universal Power Access

  • East African electricity demand is increasing by 5.3% per year
  • Kenya’s 173 kWh/capita below 300 kWh for industrialization
Inside Hazelwood Coal Power Station As Closure Compounds Worsening Power Crisis
Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg

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East Africa’s largest economy needs between $15 billion and $18 billion to achieve all-round electricity access by 2022, according to Power For All, a global coalition of 200 private and public organizations campaigning for universal reach.