Through the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA), the government has come up with proposals aimed at ensuring that quality solar gadgets are imported.
“Self-regulation can therefore be realized if all the players can agree to some code of practice which will ensure that only quality solar PV components and systems are imported, retailed and installed,” EPRA stated
Among the regulations include requirements that solar technicians and contractors must acquire licenses at a fee with technicians paying between ksh 2250 to ksh 6000 while contractors will pay between ksh 3000 to ksh 6000.
Why the Kenyan government is not happy with the booming solar business
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November 30, 2020
Share thisFacebookTwitterPinterestEmailWhatsAppWhy the Kenyan government is not happy with the booming solar business The government has unveiled a raft of measures aimed at streamlining the solar energy sector and in the long run rescue Kenya Power from losses. This is a solar power plant in Garissa. It is the largest grid connected solar power plant