President commissions Nairobi City Centre Substation

30 May 2018 President Uhuru Kenyatta has this afternoon commissioned a new Nairobi City Centre 220/66kV Gas Insulated station (GIS) substation to boost the City’s Bulk power supply system. This is part of the Government’s Nairobi City Centre Network Upgrade and Reinforcement Project aimed at improving the quality of power in the city and its environs by [...]

Update on Water Levels in KenGen Dams

15th May 2018 Kenya continues to experience heavy rainfall in various parts of the country, including the catchment area of the Tana River which provides water to KenGen Hydro-Electric Power Generation Dams. The primary reason for constructing the Seven Forks Dams – Masinga, Kamburu, Gitaru, Kindaruma and Kiambere - was to serve a dual purpose: [...]

Ministry of Energy has Established Mechanisms for the Uptake of the Government’s Development Agenda

Prof. Collette Suda (Right) listens to the Secretary of Geo-Exploration Mr. John Omenge (left) as he explained the plans by the Ministry of Energy to increase power generation through renewable energy sources. Principle Secretary Eng. Joseph Njoroge (middle) introduced Prof. to the Ministry’s top management. By Moses Nyandika 8th February 2018..The Ministry of Energy has [...]

Government of Kenya and Kenya Joint Venture Partners (KJV) Signing of the Joint Development Study Agreement (JDA) for the proposed Lokichar-Lamu Crude Oil Pipeline

Energy CS Charles Keter (right) signing the Joint Development Study Agreement (JDA) for the proposed Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline. (Left) Martin Mbogo- Country Manager Tullow Oil 24 October 2017 The Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline today took a significant step forward following the signing of a Joint Development Study Agreement (JDA) between the Government of Kenya [...]

Ministry Of Energy and Petroleum Launches Solar Project to Serve Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

PS for Energy Eng. Joseph Njoroge (Left), Kenya Renewable Energy Association (KEREA) Chairman- Kamal Gupta, World Bank Senior Energy Specialist- Josphat Sasia and World Bank Global Energy and Extractives Practice Manager, Africa region-Sudeshna Banerjee engaging in a discussion during the launch of the Kenya Off-grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP) at Sarova Panafric Hotel on 19 [...]

Government Urges Striking Oil Transporters To Resume Supply Services

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum Hon. Charles Keter has urged striking oil tankers drivers to resume duty as mechanism were being put in place to address. Addressing the drivers at the Kenya Pipeline Depot at Embakasi in Nairobi, Hon. Keter asked petroleum dealers to resume operations as the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) engages [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

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