Category Energy Intelligence – Strategic Intelligence Service

US President Obama Signs Electrify Africa Into Law; 30,000MW Generated For Over 50million In Sub-Saharan Africa

electrify africa

US President Barack Obama on February 8th signed into law ‘The Electrify Africa Act’ that is geared at expanding electricity accessibility to millions of households in the Sun-Saharan Africa. It was unanimously passed by the House of Representative as well as the Senate. The Act seeks to leverage partnerships with the private sector to bring first-time More...

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KenGen Olkaria Power Plant
By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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KenGen Secures $387.2 Million Loan From JICA To Fund Geothermal-Power Plant Construction

ENERGY BRIEF 2nd February 2016, Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen)., the country’s biggest power producer announced that it will receive $387.2 million loan Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) More...

Oil Exploration
By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, January 12th, 2016
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Kenya Set to Join League of Oil Exporting Countries in 2017: Energy CS Reveals

ENERGY BRIEF 12th January 2016, Kenya is set to join the league oil exporting nations by next year, this was revealed yesterday by Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter. According to the CS, several barrel of crude More...

Tullow Oil strikes more oil in Turkana.
By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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Tullow Oil and Gas Exploration Company Kenya Announces 102 Metres of Net Oil in Two Columns

Tullow Oil strikes more oil in Turkana. ENERGY BRIEF 16th December 2015, Tullow Oil and Gas Exploration Company in Kenya announced some 102 metres  exploration of net oil in two columns. Tullow is exploring oil More...

KPLC66
By Goldberg Natalie On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Kenya Power Receives KSH6 billion Loan To Connect 814,000 New Customers By 2017

Highlights: French fund AFD is set to loan the Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) KSH6 billion to finance the expansion of the East Africa’s country electricity transmission network. KPLC projects to have More...

NASA
By Goldberg Natalie On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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Kenya To Set Up KSH10 Billion NASA Equivalent Space Center

Space Center Highlights: Kenya is set to join a group of elite countries that own monitoring space centers when her equivalent of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is set up. The space center More...

Receiving Credentials of 12 New Envoys at State House, Nairobi
By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015
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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta Receives 12 Credentials of New Envoys

Receiving Credentials of 12 New Envoys at State House, Nairobi 8th December 2015, President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday received credentials from new envoys at State House, Nairobi. The envoys present were from , More...

Construction of a multimillion coal power plant in Lamu, Kenya is set to commence , Amu Power Company has confirmed.
By Shmuel Yosef Agnon On Wednesday, November 11th, 2015
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Kenya’s Investment Firm Set to Construct Coal Power Plant in Lamu

Construction of a multimillion coal power plant in Lamu, Kenya is set to commence , Amu Power Company has confirmed. A consortium which includes Kenya’s Centum investment firm will start building coal power More...

By Bluwstein Rachel On Tuesday, October 6th, 2015
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Somalia Rejects UN Proposed Ban on Future Oil Deals

Highlights The Somali government early October 2015 rejected a United Nations halt on oil deals on the country considered as one of the world’s most fragile states. The United Nations argued in Nairobi that Somalia More...

SGR
By Goldberg Natalie On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
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Kenyan Government Commitment puts Standard Gauge Railway Ahead of Schedule

Highlights: Kenya’s standard gauge railway line which is projected to start commercial operations in June 2017 is ahead of schedule according to the Kenya Railways managing director. The railway is expected to More...