Call for Comments on the Draft Mini-grid Regulations

To streamline the mini-grid sector, EPRA, together with industry stakeholders, has developed the Draft (Mini-grid) Regulations, 2021 alongside the associated Regulatory Impact Statement and technical guidelines.

The regulations provide a framework for mini-grid tariff approval, licensing requirements, guidelines for operations, performance and reporting requirements.

Stakeholders are requested to review the aforementioned documents and provide feedback that will be considered for incorporation in the regulations that will be Gazetted.

Comments on the draft regulations can be sent via email to renewableenergy@epra.go.ke or by memoranda clearly marked “PUBLIC COMMENTS ON DRAFT MINI-GRID REGULATIONS “and be delivered to the Authority’s head office or satellite offices on or before Thursday, 8th July 2021.

Please click on the links below to download the respective documents

Draft (Mini-grid) Regulations, 2021

Regulatory Impact Statement

Proposed Technical Guidelines

Stakeholder Comments Form

 

A REFLECTION ON THE QUALITY OF ENERGY AUDITS IN KENYA 

This reflection paper focuses on the quality of energy audits conducted by licensed energy auditors between 2017 and 2020. The paper has been authored by a team from EPRA with the aim of addressing common challenges in the energy audit field and recommendations for effective audits.

 

PROVISION OF PARTITIONING WORKS FOR EPRA OFFICES IN NAIROBI, ISIOLO, NAKURU & LODWAR – TENDER NO. EPRA/SCM/4/3/20-21/110

TENDER BILLS OF QUANTITIES – PROPOSED INTERIOR FITOUT WORKS TO EPRA OFFICES IN NAIROBI, NAKURU, ISIOLO AND LODWAR

 

The Energy & Petroleum Statistics Report 2020

EPRA is mandated, under Section 10(jj) of the Energy Act 2019,  to collect and maintain energy data.
Pursuant to this mandate, the Authority publishes the Energy and Petroleum Statistics Report that aims at providing critical information and statistics on the energy and & gas sectors in the country. The 2020 report is attached below. 

You can either read the report online or download and read at your comfort.  

Report: Integrating Electric 2 & 3 wheelers into existing Urban Transport Modes in Kenya

The UN (United Nations) Environment under the Small-Scale Funding Agreement (SSFA) commissioned a study in Kenya whose the objectives included; establishment of a framework for transition to electric mobility, evaluation of the national baseline and business-as-usual scenarios for uptake of electric mobility, and design of a demonstration pilot for electric 2 & 3 wheelers to access their local functionality and to raise awareness on their potential benefits. See the study findings and the recommendations in the report below.

You can either read the report online or download and read at your comfort.

Other resources