Kenya’s Vivo Energy plans to expand clean cooking trial to 14 stations

August 2, 2018 |

In Kenya, BP’s local partner Vivo Energy plans to scale up its ethanol for clean cooking retail trade to as many as 14 outlets in the next 18 months following successful trials in Nairobi’s Eastleight neighborhood. The trial used imported ethanol but the company is currently negotiating with local ethanol producers in order to source domestically for the commercial roll out. The company aims to replace dirtier charcoal and kerosene currently used for cooking in urban areas to improve household air and reduce health impacts on women and children.

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