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 [...]

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 [...]

WOMEN ENCOURAGED TO CLAIM THEIR SPACE IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

PS for Energy Eng. Joseph Njoroge, Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board C.E.O Eng. Collins Juma, Kenya Power C.E.O Dr. Ben Chumo amongst other key players in the energy and related sectors pose for a photo during the Women in Energy Conference and Awards held on 7th and 8th December, 2016 at Weston Hotel. “The Government has [...]

ENERGY TASK FORCE TO REVIEW I.P.P. CONTRACTS LAUNCHED

15th November 2016 The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum today constituted a task force to undertake in the review of contracts between the Independent Power Producers (IPPs) and Government on the basis of economic changes in the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and to recommend appropriate policy action that will enable the Government achieve value for [...]

INSPECTION TOUR OF THE SEVEN FORKS SCHEME

Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum Hon. Charles Keter and PS for Energy, Eng. Joseph Njoroge at the Masinga dam site which serves as a crucial reservoir among the 7 folks scheme, with a capacity of 1.56 billion cubic meters of water. The 7 folks scheme which includes Masinga, Kamburu, Kiambere, Kindaruma and Gitaru generates almost all of [...]

SIGNING OF THE 350MW GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT M.O.U AMENDMENT

CS Charles Keter and (CNPC) China National Petroleum Corporation Vice President, Zhao Zhengzhang signing the MOU amendment of the 350MW Geothermal steam production and power generation. Kenya and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner in the production of 350MW of geothermal power that will be generated in KenGen and GDC’s Menengai and Olkaria [...]

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