The President presided over the commissioning of the Garissa 50 MW Solar farm constructed at a cost of KSh13 billion.
According to Xinhua, China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and Technical Co-operation (CJIC) designed and built the plant in conjunction with the Kenya Rural Electrification Authority (REA).
The solar farm is the largest in East and Central Africa placing Kenya as a leader in renewable energy.
Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, President Kenyatta said that the solar farm indicates broader strategy to harness 400MW from the vast solar resource.
Moreover, President Uhuru opines that Garissa town and its environs will have a stable power connection.