Street Lighting

Street lighting is without doubt an energy using product that has been installed in cities for centuries. It contributes to human development by providing and improving human vision at night. Previously, street lighting had been a mirage for many towns in Kenya. However, this changed and currently, a total of 35,521 lanterns have been installed [...]

5000+ MW Power Generation Strategy

The challenges facing the electricity supply sector are mainly inadequate generation capacity arising out of insufficient investment in power generation and its dependence on hydro for 50% of the existing capacity. The sector has had to resort to expensive quick fixes like Medium Speed Diesel (MSD) plants running on Heavy Fuel Oil (HFO) and High Speed Diesel [...]

Last Mile Project

The last mile connectivity project is an initiative by the Government of Kenya through the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and implemented by the Kenya Power and Lighting Company aiming to ensure affordable electricity connections to households and achieving over 70% connectivity by 2017 and universal access by 2020. The methodology approach in the first phase of the initiative, [...]

Sustainable energy

Kenya was selected as a pilot country for the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) initiative due to the country’s commitment to energy development. Further to this, Kenya was invited through a letter jointly signed by Ms. Helen Clark and Mr. Kandeh Yumkella to the President to join the initiative in the lead up to Rio [...]

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