Enhancing Public Participation in Kenya’s Power Purchase Agreement Process
By Murefu Barasa
While Kenya’s power sector has made huge strides in recent years, it continues to face major challenges including high electricity tariffs, a loss-making utility, and low-quality service.
Secret electricity contracts hurt consumers, citizens, and climate
By Todd Moss, Charles Kenny
In 2019, Ghana paid an estimated $620 million for electricity that the country did not need or use. That’s a sign of the damage done by secret deals for power. When President Nana Akufo-Addo came to power in 2016, his government inherited 43 electricity contracts that the previous administration had signed, guaranteed, or both.
The Case for Transparency in Power Project Contracts: A proposal for the creation of global disclosure standards and PPA Watch
By Mohamed Rali Badissy, Charles Kenny, Todd Moss
The purpose of a nation’s power sector is to deliver reliable electricity at the lowest cost and for the greatest benefit.
Power contract transparency in the Pacific: A blog post from the ADB
By Todd Moss
We're at the very beginning of building an exciting analytical and advocacy program around the potential for power sector transparency to boost accountability, spur private investment, and accelerate clean energy deployment.