Factsheet: Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations 2012

Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations 2012

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations 2012
Description: 
The Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations, 2012 published as Legal Notice No. 44, Kenya Gazette Supplement No.49 (Legislative Supplement No. 15) on May 25, 2012 sets out requirements to be fulfilled by any person desiring a license or permit authorising him to carry out any undertaking in the generation, transmission, distribution or supply of electrical energy in Kenya.
Goal/Aim: 
Increase the share of renewable energy in electricity production. Support renewable energy projects.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
The Ministry of Energy MoE; the Energy Regulatory Commission

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Sustainability of biomass (potentially to be exported)
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2012