World Banks Invests $330m in Kenyan Energy Plans

2 June 2010 (Last Updated June 2nd, 2010 18:30)

Kenya is to expand its electricity access following a $330m investment from the World Bank. The expansion forms part of a $1.4bn investment by the government, the World Bank and other partners to accelerate Kenya's infrastructure development. The investment is part of a project to

Kenya is to expand its electricity access following a $330m investment from the World Bank.

The expansion forms part of a $1.4bn investment by the government, the World Bank and other partners to accelerate Kenya's infrastructure development.

The investment is part of a project to increase geothermal generation, improve electricity distribution, and implement electrification programmes to support economic growth and reduce regional disparities.