Nairobi, 8th September, 2021 .
Nairobi City County Deputy Governor and Acting Governor, H.E Ann Kananu attended the C40 Virtual Mayors’ Dialogue on Energy Access and Renewables in African Cities.
HE explained to the forum that Kenya has a devolved system of government and that Nairobi County is one of the devolved governments. Says Ms. Kananu “Energy generation and distribution is the role of the National Government.
Ms. Kananu said that cities played a unique role in the energy transition. “Creating energy hubs, shows and exhibitions within City to show case new technologies and advancements in energy field would boost energy access in Africa.”
Ms. Kananu called upon the C40 cities to create broader momentum for energy transition across the continent, based on a coherent and shared vision of future energy systems in Africa as well as championing policy and legal frameworks change to match the changing times in the energy frontier.