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Lake Turkana Wind Project

CS & PS’s Visit to Masinga and Kamburu Dams

Menengai Geothermal Project Visit

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, [...]


1.0 INTRODUCTION The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MoE&P) recognizes that there is over reliance on biomass energy for cooking and heating particularly in the rural areas. The Ministry also notes that wood fuel (firewood and charcoal) is the commonly used biomass fuel, thus impacting negatively on the environment and the users, especially women and [...]

The Solar PV Regulations 2012

The Solar PV Regulations 2012

The Energy Act 2006

The Energy Act 2006

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 [...]

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