Factsheet: Kenya Electricity Grid Code

Kenya Electricity Grid Code

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Kenya Electricity Grid Code
Description: 
The Kenya Electricity Grid Code is the primary technical document of the electricity supply industry (ESI), collating the majority of the technical regulations covering the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electrical energy. Essentially the Grid Code is a consolidation of existing standards and practices in the Kenyan ESI and is intended to provide a transparent regulatory framework, in line with the principle of non-discriminatory access to the transmission and distribution systems, and is designed to provide technical specifications and procedures that complement the Act.
Goal/Aim: 
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: 
2008