Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (Kenya) News

East Africa sees regional power links ready in 3 years

East Africa sees regional power links ready in 3 years

Power lines connecting the east African states of Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and Ethiopia are expected to be completed within the next three years, helping improve supplies and power trading, a senior Kenyan official said on Thursday.

SkyPower signs $2.2B agreement to build 1 GW of solar energy projects in Kenya

SkyPower signs $2.2B agreement to build 1 GW of solar energy projects in Kenya

SkyPower, the world’s largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects, signed a landmark agreement with the Kenyan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum for the development of 1 GW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases in Kenya over the next five years.

Davis Chirchir, Cabinet Secretary for Energy and Petroleum, Kenya

Kenya Forges Ahead With Oil Pipeline Plan

Kenya will soon invite bidders for the design and construction of a crude oil pipeline that would enable East African countries to export recently-discovered oil through the Indian Ocean port of Lamu.