Kenya taps into geothermal energy

Government promises lower electricity bills and hopes for business boost as it utilises energy generated inside Earth.

    Kenya's government has promised electricity bills will come down thanks to new investment in geothermal energy.

    It is good news for households who previously complained of hefty bills. Hopes are also high that there will be a boost to big business.

    Al Jazeera's Erica Wood reports from Nairobi.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

    We travel more than 2,000km and visit communities along the route of the oil pipeline that cuts across Indigenous land.

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women under ISIL: The wives

    Women married to ISIL fighters share accounts of being made to watch executions and strap explosives to other women.

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    Diplomats for sale: How an ambassadorship was bought and lost

    The story of Ali Reza Monfared, the Iranian who tried to buy diplomatic immunity after embezzling millions of dollars.