Suswa-Loiyangalani Transmission Line to proceed inspite of court case

7th August 2018 Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter on Tuesday said the government will proceed with the construction of the Loyangalani-Suswa Transmission line despite a court case over land compensation.

Mr Keter, […]

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 […]

  • The Cabinet Secretary for Energy Hon. Charles Keter flanked by the Cabinet Secretary for Water &Sanitation and the Cabinet Secretary for Devolution & ASAL when they issued a press conference on the impending overflow in Masinga dam

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

KENYA NEEDS EXPERTS IN ENERGY SECTOR

Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Mr. Charles Keter has said Kenya is in shortage of legal experts in Oil and Gas matters. Mr. Keter said the country was also in dire need of oil field […]