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CS Keter Calls On The Private Sector To Invest In The Energy Sector

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Hon. Charles Keter has urged both local and international entreprenuers to support Kenya’s program towards universal access to electricity by investing in the country’s fast growing energy sector. “We want to produce 5000MW and ensure universal acces to clean energy services by 2020. Private sector players should come on board [...]

Kenya Needs Experts In Energy Sector

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Hon. Charles Keter has said Kenya is in shortage of legal experts in Oil and Gas matters. Hon. Keter said the country was also in dire need of oil field and production Engineers support growth in oil exploration and reservoir. “The oil sector is a new development in Kenya and [...]

Energy PS Eng. Joseph Njoroge inducts Mama Teresia Wamboi, 70, on how to switch and off Lights in her House in Tosha Village on the Outskirts of Thika Town.

According to the Energy Principal Secretary Eng. Joseph Njoroge, the Government has mobilized over Ksh. 60billion from Development Partners to supply clean and affordable energy to all Kenyans under the Last Mile Connectivity Program. The aim of this program is to spur socio-economic development and enhance security across the country. Eng. Njoroge disclosed that World [...]

THE LAST MILE POWER CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM CAUSES EXCITEMENT IN RURAL AREAS

Villagers in various parts of the country are excited with new lease of life that the Last Mile Connectivity Program (LMCP) has brought to the rural areas. Recently, joy greeted the home of Mama Kanono of Marmati ward in Tharaka Constituency when the Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum Hon. Charles Keter entered her house [...]

Energy Sources Statistics

S/NO . CATEGORY CAPACITY INSTALLED (MW) Percentage (%) 1. Hydro 820.7 35.12 2. Geothermal 627 26.84 3. Co-generation (Biomass) 28 1.12 4. Wind 25.2 1.09 5. Thermal (Fossil) 816.2 34.93 6. Off-grid 19 0.81 7. Total 2,336.4 100

Consumption of power, petrol (oil&gas)

Quantity and Value of Imports ,Exports and Re-exports of Petroleum Products1 2011-2015   Quantity('000 tonnes)                         Value(Ksh Million) Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015* 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015* IMPORTS Crude petroleum 1,772.10 997 567.4                  ..                  .. 124,041.60 68,086.00 41,037.40                   -                   - Petroleum Fuels 2,235.60 2,803.40 2,985.90 4,400.20 4,481.10 196,648.90 237,699.50 [...]

Peak Demands

Summary of Electricity Sub Sector Statistics S/NO INDICATOR 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13 2013/14 2014/15 2015/16 1. Installed Capacity (MW) 1,627 1,690 1,800 2,195 2,333 2,341 2. Effective Generation Capacity (MW) 1,539 1,611 1,723 2,095 2,263 2,270 3. Peak Demand in MW 1,194 1,236 1,354 1,464 1,512 1,586 4. Total Electricity Purchased (GWh) 7,303 7,670 8,087 8,840 [...]

Power Tarrifs

Fuel Cost Charge Figure 1a: Graph Showing Fuel Cost Charges (October 2014 – August 2016) Figure 1b: Power Cost Reduction as at May 2016 Energy Consumed by Source

Energy Matrix

S/NO. SOURCE CURRENT ENERGY PERCENTAGE CONTRIBUTION 1. Hydro 40.10 2. Geothermal 49.19 3. Diesel 10.31 4. Wind 0.38 5. Total 100

Wind Sector Prospectus Kenya

Wind Sector Prospectus Kenya

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