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Advancing Towards a Greener Tomorrow: An Urgent Call for KPLC's Commitment to Electric Vehicles

In the pursuit of a sustainable future, the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) stands as a crucial step, and your esteemed organization, Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC), has the potential to lead the way. Our previous communication highlighted the environmental and economic benefits of embracing electric mobility, yet we observe a delay in materializing this vision. As advocates for a cleaner, greener planet, we earnestly seek insights into the factors impeding progress and respectfully request a concrete timeline for KPLC's commitment to adopting electric vehicles.

The advantages of transitioning your fleet to electric vehicles extend beyond environmental considerations. Embracing EVs would position KPLC at the forefront of innovation, demonstrating a commitment to sustainable practices that resonate with both customers and stakeholders. The reduction in greenhouse gas emissions aligns with global efforts to combat climate change, showcasing KPLC as a responsible corporate citizen dedicated to a low-carbon future.

Moreover, the operational cost savings associated with electric vehicles can significantly benefit KPLC in the long run. The lower maintenance costs, reduced dependence on fluctuating fuel prices, and potential incentives for adopting clean energy solutions can contribute to considerable financial savings. These funds could then be redirected towards furthering sustainable initiatives or improving core services, creating a win-win scenario for both the company and the community it serves.

The importance of setting a clear timeline cannot be overstated. A defined roadmap for the integration of electric vehicles into your fleet would not only demonstrate KPLC's commitment to sustainability but also provide a benchmark for progress. The ripple effect of such a commitment would inspire other organizations to follow suit, fostering a collective momentum towards a carbon-neutral future.

In light of the urgency surrounding climate action, we urge KPLC to consider the long-term benefits of adopting electric vehicles promptly. The transportation sector plays a significant role in environmental impact, and KPLC, as a leader in the energy sector, possesses the influence to drive positive change.

As stakeholders concerned about the future of our planet, we look forward to KPLC's response and a transparent dialogue regarding the practical steps and challenges hindering the adoption of electric vehicles. By embracing this green initiative, KPLC has the opportunity not only to enhance its corporate image but also to contribute meaningfully to a sustainable, eco-friendly future for Kenya and beyond.

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Let us forge ahead together towards a future where clean energy and responsible practices define the path to progress.

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  • Edwin wangombe

    18 w

    this is a brilliant idea, and I second ... KPLC should adopt EVs

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    • winnie nguru

      20 w

      Brilliant idea

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      • Edwin wangombe

        18 w

        @winnie_nguru I wish they could adopt this idea ASAP, it's time for KPLC to start leading by example

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      • CHRIS NGATIA

        20 w

        This is a great idea if implemented

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        • Edwin wangombe

          18 w

          @chris_ngatia It's well overdue but it would make a big change if implemented... it is high time for the government to starts to show some commitment and it should start by adapting the use of EVs in all its parastatals and other departments

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        • George Kariuki

          20 w

          I wholeheartedly endorse the call for a concrete timeline from KPLC regarding its EV adoption plans.

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          • Edwin wangombe

            18 w

            @george_kariuki I second this... it is time to set ultimatums that will ensure that KPLC and other government parastatals transit to electric vehicles

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          • Kevin

            20 w

            The brilliance in this proposal needs adoption by the KPLC

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            • Edwin wangombe

              18 w

              @Kevin I agree... we should make a point of sharing this idea as much as possible to ensure that it gets to the right people

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            • Peter Kamau

              21 w

              This is a brilliant proposal to KPLC and we hope they can adopt it

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              • Princess

                21 w

                @peter_kamau I agree.

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                • Edwin wangombe

                  18 w

                  @peter_kamau I just hope it will soon coz I believe if one parastatal starts the others will follow which will spread to the whole country

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                • johnte ndeto

                  21 w

                  EVs should be encouraged and kplc showing interest in the whole process is really appealing

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                  • Princess

                    21 w

                    @johnte_ndeto it's encouraging to see entities like KPLC showing interest in this transition.

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                    • Jane Wangui

                      20 w

                      @johnte_ndeto KPLC being a monopoly should support use of EVs fully.

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                      • Edwin wangombe

                        18 w

                        @johnte_ndeto its time for change we need to see the transition happening ASAP

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                      • Rukia Ahmed Abdi

                        21 w

                        This communication serves as a compelling call to action for Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) to commit to adopting electric vehicles (EVs) in the pursuit of a sustainable future. The message underscores the environmental and economic benefits of embracing electric mobility while expressing concern over a perceived delay in realizing this vision.

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                        • Edwin wangombe

                          18 w

                          @rukia_ahmed_abdi well said... it's time for KPLC to keep up with its commitment of serving the country better and protecting the environment and transiting to EVs will do that

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                        • Abraham Jok Atem

                          21 w

                          KPLC is one of the companies in Kenya ready and willing to bring light to climate change in the country

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                          • Princess

                            21 w

                            @abraham_jok_atem It's commendable that KPLC in Kenya is actively working to address climate change by bringing attention to environmental issues.

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                            • rosebellendiritu

                              20 w

                              @abraham_jok_atem may they show it through committing to sustainables

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                              • Edwin wangombe

                                18 w

                                @abraham_jok_atem I believe they should actualise their commitment not only write it on the company vision and mission... if they adopt this idea they will be a step forward towards achieving their commitment

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                              • rosebellendiritu

                                21 w

                                Hope they find this idea worth implementation,it's high time companies moved to clean energy

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                                • Edwin wangombe

                                  18 w

                                  @rosebellendiritu it is time to change to clean energy wholesomely

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                                • Princess

                                  21 w

                                  Encouraging Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) to commit to electric vehicles is a forward-thinking proposal.

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                                  • Edwin wangombe

                                    18 w

                                    @princess_nel_268 this is a walk in the park for KPLC as they already have all the needed infrastructure so the delay being witnessed is a sign of ignorance

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