For some politicians, the kWh is a bargaining chip during elections as they promise to keep the unit cost down. To a young midwife in a rural health centre a kWh makes a difference between the safe delivery of a child and a maternal death. Yet to an energy investor; all boardroom discussions come down to the margin of a kWh.
This article first appeared in ESI-Africa Edition 3, 2018. It will be published online on 19 September 2018.Read original article on ESI Africa