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President Kenyatta calls for investment in green energy

President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the Ministry of Energy to allow private firms to invest in the geothermal sector.Speaking during the groundbreaking ceremony for 158MW Olkaria V, Geothermal Power Plant at Ol Karia in Naivasha today, he cited Turkana Wind Park Power Project where such a venture was a success

He hailed public-private partnership programmes, saying they will yield positive results, which will in turn see the lowering of the cost of power.

“I encourage the ministry to woo investors in the private sector to start investing in the green energy,” the Head of State said. Read original article here