Ministry faults LTWP stand on ongoing power tariff negotiations

The Standard | by Macharia Kamau

The government has called out power producer Lake Turkana Wind Power (LTWP) for its reluctance to agree to a tariff cut. The Ministry of Energy noted that this could drag the ongoing power sector reforms.

In a statement, the ministry said the renegotiation of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) that electricity producers have signed with Kenya Power was critical for the economy, as it would give the government room to offer consumers another 15 per cent reduction in the cost of power…

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