The Kenyan IPP experience

  title={The Kenyan IPP experience},
  author={A. Eberhard and Katharine Gratwick},
  journal={Journal of Energy in Southern Africa},
  • A. Eberhard, Katharine Gratwick
  • Published 2017
  • Economics
  • Journal of Energy in Southern Africa
  • Public and concessionary finance for the expansion of power systems in Kenya dwindled in the 1990s. Meanwhile, demand for electricity services was on the rise. Private investment emerged to fill the gap with four Independent Power Producers (IPPs) established in the country by the second half of the decade. From 2000, the private market appears to have collapsed. Expansion of the power sector is once again led by the incumbent state-owned utility. This paper examines the investment and… CONTINUE READING

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