Earlier in 2020, I listened to the Kenya Power CEO, Bernard Ngugi, speak about some of the things they are doing to turn around the fortunes of the ailing giant. Everything was perfect - on paper. However, he failed to mention the two elephants in the room: corruption and inefficiencies. While Kenya Power has been performing poorly and even blaming solar for its poor performance, it is obvious that other matters need to be addressed.

Several years ago, I spent about three months doing an attachment with Kenya Power. The one lesson that I carried home is that the enemy is not solar; it is within.

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