REREC CEO CPA Peter Mbugua exchanging agreement with Busia County Governor H.E. Sospeter Ojamoong
The Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC) has signed a framework of collaboration with the County Government of Busia to enhance rural electrification. REREC is partnering with Counties through an innovative approach where REREC and the Counties independently source for funds to implement the projects jointly.
The County Government of Busia has committed to allocate 39 Million shillings during this financial Year 2020-2021. The projects will be identified by the County Government and implemented jointly through the REREC Matching Funds programme.
The County Government was represented by the Governor, H.E Sospeter Ojamong while the Corporation was represented by CEO Mr. Peter Mbugua during a signing ceremony held at REREC headquarters at Kawi House.
The projects will be implemented through the Matching Funds programme jointly identified by the two parties.
REREC was established under Energy Act, 2019 as the successor of the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) with an expanded mandate of spearheading Kenya’s renewable energy drive, in addition to implementing rural electrification projects.