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 [...]

MENENGAI GEOTHERMAL PROJECT VISIT

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Charles Keter and Permanent Secretary for Energy, Eng. Joseph Njoroge honored the Geothermal Development Company in Menengai with a visit to purposely inspect on its development on their various projects. Hon. Keter addressed the stakeholders at the Menengai campsite stating that the development of the reliability and affordability of [...]

THE LAST MILE POWER CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM CAUSES EXCITEMENT IN RURAL AREAS

It was time to enjoy maize after a hectic day. Deputy President William Ruto and CS Charles Keter have light moments at the house of Mama Mary Wambui of Ngwataniru village in Njoro after they lit her house, courtsey of the Last Mile Connectivity Program. Wambui would not hide her joy. Joy greeted the home [...]

CS HON CHARLES KETER OFFICIALLY OPENS THE FIRST TRANSFORMER FACTORY IN NAIROBI

CS Charles Keter (Center) and His Energy Principal Secretary, Joseph Njoroge (second right) cuts tape to officially open Yocean Tranformer Factor located along Mombasa Rd in Nairobi. Yocean Tranformer is the first Transformer Factory to be established in Kenya. Hon. Keter urged more entreprenuers to invest in the Energy and Petroleum Sector.  Yocean Transformer Factory [...]

PS Energy Launches DLP in Thika

Energy Principal Secretary Eng. Joseph Njoroge is Excited as a Standard One Child at Gatuanyaga Primary School in Thika demonstrates to Him to do Math using the Tablet Provided by the Government under the Digital Literacy Program. PS Njoroge was at the School to Officially the Project Launch for Kiambu County. THE GOVERNMENT TO SPENT [...]

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY KAMAU CLARIFIES WHY CRUDE OIL FROM LOKICHAR WILL BE TRANSPORTED BY ROAD TO MOMBASA

Principal Secretary, State Department of Petroleum Mr. Andrew Kamau addresses a Breakfast Meeting for Media Professionals at a Nairobi Hotel to appraise them on the progress being made in the Oil and Gas Exploration in Kenya. The event was organized by the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum to brief the media on the projects undertaken [...]

CS KETER LAUNCHES 50MW SOLAR POWER PLANT FOR GARISSA

Principal Secretary for the State Department of Energy (seated right) signs an MoU for the Transmission of the Line Project with the Vice Governor of Jianxi Province of China at a Nairobi Hotel. CS Charles Keter (Standing right) and Ambassador of China to Kenya Mr. Liu Xianfa look on. Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Hon. [...]

CS KETER CALLS ON BUSINESS PEOPLE TO INVEST IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum addressing Participants at the 3rd International Off-Grid Renewable Energy Conference in Nairobi. 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 [...]

KENYA MAKES STRIDES IN PROVIDING AFFORDABLE ENERGY TO CITIZENS IN RURAL AREAS

Energy Cabinet Secretary Hon. Charles Keter presents a trophy to the overall winner of the Energy Journalism Execellence Award to Mr. David Herbling of Business Daily newspaper. The Government is working towards ensuring that Kenya attains universal access status to electricity by 2020. Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Mr. Charles Keter said by next year, [...]

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