Nairobi’s Garden City Mall set up a Sh207.8 million solar carport to generate 1,256 megawatt hours annually from the 3,300 solar panels installed on the topmost car park shade, projecting that this would help it cut power bills by about Sh31.6 million annually.
London Distillers Ltd also installed 1 MWp roof solar system in Athi River, helping it offset the need for grid energy and save at least Sh18.4 million annually over the system lifespan of 25 years.
Williamson Tea likewise cut the ribbon on a 1MW solar farm in Changoi, saying it would help cut its energy bills by nearly one third.
Kenyatta University switched on the first phase of a Sh1.7 billion solar plant that will see the institution generate its own electricity and offload excess power to the national grid. The 100 kilowatt (KW) solar plant, located on main campus off Thika Road.
Strathmore University installed 600 KW roof top PV solar plant, part of which is also being sold to the national grid. The university estimated the cash savings from the project at between Sh18 million and Sh24 million annually.
Kapa Oil wants to install a 1.5 megawatts (MW) PV grid-tied system for internal use.
Moi International Airport in Mombasa is also set to install a 500 KW solar PV system. The ground-mounted solar system is expected to generate 820,000 kWh per year
Africa Logistics Properties (ALP) installed a 506 kilowatt peak (kWp) hybrid solar PV, hoping to save Sh12 million per year
Tired of inefficient supply and rising cost of electricity, Mombasa Cement has built a 36-megawatt wind firm in Vipingo, Kilifi County, to power its manufacturing operations.…
The future is here with us! Escape KPLC and State sponsored corruption. Monopoly inamake losses aje?

You have to see this.
I can see some of y'll are concerned about solar waste. It is good, it means you can see way much ahead.

Too many pieces of equipment, where do we take them after the life solar materials? how do we address the waste?

@SafaricomPLC is already way ahead into waste management: see this:
KenGen in Murang’a solar panel plant plan.
... to set up a solar panel manufacturing factory in Murang’ a county with an annual production capacity of 5MW to 10MW.…

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