Switching To Solar In Kenya is Gaining Momentum
High unpredictable electricity bills are increasingly putting a strain on Kenyans budgets.
The good news is…
The cost of switching to solar in Kenya has dropped significantly in the past several years. A decade ago, an average 1 kilowatt hour residential solar system could cost more than Ksh 1,000,000. Now, the outright cost of a typical home installation ranges from Ksh 300,000 to Ksh 360,000 which is a 64% average decrease.
From the price of hardware to ongoing maintenance, learn more about the cost of home solar.
Why Switching To Solar in Kenya is the Best Way to Reduce Or Eliminate Your Rising Power Bill
It’s no secret that the energy costs in Kenya continue to rise to unpalatable levels.
Commercial and residential electricity rates (the amount you pay per kilowatt-hour, or /kWh) have constantly risen across the nation over the last 10 years. This trend is unlikely to be disrupted in the future: oil prices are only likely to increase, and as they do electricity rates will rise.
This cost will obviously be passed down to the consumers by the local power company.
Solar energy benefits businesses, organizations, and property owners in huge ways. Businesses all across Kenya, and the world are taking advantage of everything switching to solar has to offer.
Here’s an article we came across highlighting how high your electricity bill in Kenya could rise.
In conclusion, Solar panels are rapidly spreading over Kenyan rooftops. And as the cost of solar continues to fall, it’s no surprise that residential solar systems are installed every 60 minutes in Kenya.
Residential solar costs are at their lowest in over 30 years. More affordable than ever, today’s residential solar panels feature technology advances that maximize power production. Read more on: How many solar panels will my home in Kenya need?