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Kenya’s telecommunications giant sets ambitious clean power goal - 2 months ago, 9 Nov 12:29

By: Jeremiah Wakaya

, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov 9 – Safaricom Plc has for long been the vanguard of Kenya’s economic growth. Having worn a distinction as the driving force of East Africa’s economic hub, Safaricom is seeking another pre-eminence – detaching itself from carbon footprint.

The firm, controlling 67 per cent of Kenya’s telecommunications market share and accounting for 6.5 per cent of the nation’s $ 75 billion Gross Domestic Product (GDP), has announced an ambitious target to eliminate carbon emissions arising from its operations by 2050.

In measures geared towards actualizing its de-carbonization plan, Safaricom has already shifted a number of network sites to renewable energy sources with latest estimates putting the number of sites powered by carbon-free energy at 155.

The company which reported emissions of 63,685 tCO2e in its 2018 Financial Review is planning to sustain the momentum by progressively shifting its remaining 4,700 network sites to a carbon-free power grid.
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