Power –Electricity supplier Kenya Power and Lighting KPLC has announced plans to dispose at least 2000 fossil powered vehicles so that to bring on board new ones.
This is a plan that will see the KPLC buy electric cars as well as retrofitting electric engines on existing flee of vehicles.
This, according to the management, will help bolster company’s mobility and efficiency in its service delivery amid changes in the way the world is doing business.
Acting Managing Director Eng. Geoffrey Muli made this announcement during the opening session of the inaugural e-mobility conference, an event bringing together stakeholders from both the private and public sector.
He divulged that the utility provider has already allocated a whopping sh 40 million for the new programme on vehicles.
It will also use part of the funds above to put up three electric vehicle charging stations around Nairobi city.
Additionally, Kenya Power is also looking to set up 15 electric motorcycle swapping and charging points at existing petrol stations in Nairobi and, if possible, Kisumu County.
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