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Government Finally Reduce Cost Of Power By 15%

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The government through the ministry of energy has announced a 15 percent reduction in power tariffs.

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In a press release, the ministry of energy said the gazette notice covers the period of January 2022 to December 2022 and therefore commences the reflecting bill covering December 2021 period.

“The Ministry of energy hereby confirms that the Kenya Gazette of 7th January has effected a 15 percent reduction in power tariffs. The reduction will boost livelihoods and economic growth by reducing the cost of living,” the ministry said in a statement.

The Ministry has assured Kenyans that it will affect the next 15 percent trance before March.

“We are working hard at ensuring the next 15 percent trance is effected in this quarter as promised, The ministry will ensure that this improves our global competitiveness, drives job creation, and powers economic growth,” a statement issued read in part.

The reduction is part of a 30 percent reduction promise given by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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