Factsheet: National Energy and Petroleum Policy 2015

National Energy and Petroleum Policy 2015

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
National Energy and Petroleum Policy 2015
Description: 
The National Energy policy sets out the national policies and strategies for the energy sector that are aligned to the new Constitution and are in tandem with the Kenya Vision 2030. In this policy tax and other concessions are planned to encourage investment in oil and gas, exploitation of coal and geothermal, development of hydroelectric power as well as other forms of renewable energy such as wind, solar and biomass.
Goal/Aim: 
Regulate and increase the share of renewable energy.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
The Ministry of Energy MoE

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Sustainability of biomass (potentially to be exported)
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2015