Kenya ranks second to South Africa on clean energy investment in Africa. Geothermal energy accounts for 49 per cent of electricity used by homes and businesses in the country, with more plans to build the largest wind power plant in Africa to generate 9 per cent of the country’s total capacity by 2030.
Kenya’s renewable energy potential is unquestionable. Excellent wind, solar and geothermal resources along a government and business community committed to continuing industrial growth mean the country possesses the necessary attributes to pioneer large-scale renewables in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ranked second behind only South Africa for clean energy investment in Africa and sixth globally Kenya’s renewable energy potential is vast; already the world’s 8th largest producer of geothermal energy.