President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the international community that Kenya is determined and on course to achieving full transition to clean energy by the year 2030

Kenya has set an ambitious roadmap to transition to clean energy in 9 years time. President Uhuru Kenyatta made the announcement on Tuesday during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland.

Kenyatta stated that renewable energy currently accounts for 73% of Kenya’s installed power generation capacity while 90% of electricity in use is from green sources among them geothermal, wind, solar, and hydro-electric installations.

The President noted that the energy sector accounts for most of the global greenhouse gas emissions saying the world’s greatest challenge was innovating new low carbon energy solutions. President Kenyatta highlighted the strides Kenya had made in expanding access to clean and affordable energy. 

The meeting was also addressed by several world leaders including UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and US President Joe Biden. 

In his address, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK was determined to make clean power the most affordable and reliable option by 2030, and for zero-emissions vehicles to be the new normal in all its regions.

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