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NAIROBI – Kenya plans to spend 200 million U.S. dollars in the medium term to boost the reliability of the national electricity grid, a senior government official said on Monday.

Spanish multinational Abengoa will officially launch its third large-scale solar thermal plant in South Africa on May 18, near Pofadder in the Northern Cape.

Save Lamu, an environmental activism group, says it is determined to stop the establishment of the Sh200 billion coal-fired power plant at Kwasasi in Lamu County.

However, the LED streetlights have only 75 per cent illumination or brightness.

People in Germany's small towns and rural areas are turning to renewable energy in a process that has special lessons for countries like India.

The authorities have already installed the floating bases/boards in the reservoir and the solar panels will be installed by the end of this month.

The demand for electricity is rising in the country with the increase in population. Supplying adequate electricity to the people is a big challenge to the Central and State Governments.

Under the scheme, a single entity can be allotted a maximum capacity of 600 Mw

India is far ahead in terms of potential nuclear power generation facilities, according to NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat.

Says plant has enough capacity to store it for a few years more