Energy sector players

 
  • Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) manages and develops all public power electricity generating facilities. It sells electricity in bulk to Kenya Power.

  • Kenya Renewable Energy Portal The purpose of the portal is to provide easy access to relevant information about administrative entry requirements and procedures for operating a power plant based on renewable energy, the legal and regulatory framework for such investments (e.g., tariff regulation) and relevant market information.
  • Independent Power Producers (IPPs) build, own and operate power stations and sell the power in bulk to Kenya Power.

  • Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) reviews electricity tariffs and enforces safety and environmental regulations in the power sector as well as safeguarding the interests of electricity consumers.

  • Ministry of Energy formulates policy on the energy sector, in addition to administering the Rural Electrification Scheme.

  • Rural Electricity Authority (REA) implements rural electrification projects on behalf of the government.

  • Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) is mandated to construct new transmission lines with government funding to accelerate infrastructure development.

  • Geothermal Development Company (GDC) is tasked with developing steam fields to reduce upstream power development risks so as to promote rapid development of geothermal electric power.

  • Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB): Established in 2010, the board is tasked with driving the nuclear energy generation programme for Kenya. This will be achieved through development of a road map for the realisation of the requirements and guidelines by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). 

 

Other important links
  • University of Nairobi The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established by an Act of Parliament Cap 210 of the Laws of Kenya is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region.
  • University of Nairobi Security Dept. The University of Nairobi, a body corporate established by an Act of Parliament Cap 210 of the Laws of Kenya is the pioneer institution of University education in Kenya and the region.