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About Ministry of Energy and Petroleum

Energy is one of the key enablers of the Vision 2030 and energy security remains a matter of national national priority. The Second Medium Plan 2013-2017 identifies energy as one of the enablers for transformation into “a newly-industrializing, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens in a clean and secure environment”. Access to competitive-priced, reliable, quality, safe and sustainable energy is essential for achievement of the Kenya Vision 2030. Under the fourth Schedule of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, the Ministry of Energy, on behalf of the National Government, is responsible for energy policy and regulation of electricity and gas reticulation while County Governments are responsible for planning and development of electricity and gas reticulation and regulation. Mission To facilitate provision of clean, sustainable, affordable, reliable, and secure energy services for national development while protecting the environment. Vision Affordable, Quality Energy for all Kenyans. Mandate The Ministry of Energy functions as detailed in the Executive Order No. 1/2016 of May 2016 on the Organisation of the Government of the Republic of Kenya are:- • Energy Policy and Development. • Hydro power Development. • Geothermal Exploration and Development. • Thermal Power Development. • Oil and Gas Exploration. • Oil/Gas and Minerals sector capacity development. • Rural Electrification Programme. • Petroleum products, import/export/marketing policy Management. • Renewable Energy Promotion and Development • Energy Regulation, Security and Conservation. • Fossil Fuels Exploration and Development. Institutional Structure The institutional structure of the energy sub sector comprises of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and its Semi-Autonomous Government Agencies (SAGAs) as shown below: The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MoEP) MoEP is in charge of policies to create an enabling environment for efficient operation and growth of the sector. It sets the strategic direction for the growth of the sector and provides a long term vision for all sector players. The Ministry is divided into two State Departments namely: The State Department of Energy The State Department of Energy is mandated to undertake the following functions: National Energy and Policy management Hydro-power Development Geothermal Exploration and Development Rural Electrification Programme Promotion of Renewable Energy Energy Regulation, Security, and Conservation State Department of Petroleum Strategic Petroleum Management Management of Upstream Petroleum Products and Marketing Oil and Gas Sector Capacity Development Petroleum Products, Imports, Exports and Parketing Polict Management Licensing of Petroleum Marketing and Handling Quality Control of Petroleum Products

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    • Industry Government
    • Founded 0000
    • Type Public
    • Website
    • Address Nyayo House, Kenyatta Avenue. P. O. Box 30582 - 00100 Nairobi Kenya
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