To streamline the Renewable Sub-Sector. EPRA, together with industry stakeholders, has developed The Energy (Net-Metering) Regulations, 2022 alongside A Study On The Regulatory Impact Of Net Metering In Kenya and a Viability Assessment Of Solar Water Heating Industry In Kenya.

Please click on the links below to download the respective documents.

 

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) is established under the Energy Act 2019 as the energy and petroleum sector regulator, with the responsibility for economic and technical regulation of electrical power, renewable energy and petroleum sub sectors. The Authority proposes to introduce changes in the regulatory framework of the petroleum sub-sector.

In order to accommodate the changes, EPRA has developed two (2) draft regulations, please click on the below links to download the respective documents;

Consequently, and in line with the requirements of the Statutory Instruments Act No. 23 of 2013, EPRA will embark on public and stakeholder consultations with a view to receiving comments on the aforementioned proposed draft regulations. The Authority shall communicate workshop venues and dates in coming days.

The 18th Cycle Performance Contracting (PC) Guidelines requires the Authority to upload electronic copies of EPRA’s documented business processes on the website.

Accordingly, please click on the links below to download the respective documents

Application and Renewal of Electrical Contractors License, 2021

Application and Renewal of Electrical-Workers License

Application and Renewal of energy audit firm license

Application and renewal of energy auditor license

Application and Renewal of Import, Export and Wholesale of Petroleum Products and LPG

Application and Renewal of Petroleum Business License (LPG) 

Application and Renewal of Petroleum Tanker Driver Certification License 

Application and Renewal of Solar PV Contractors License 

Application and Renewal of Solar PV Workers License

Application and Renewal of Storage of Petroleum Products, Storage & Filling of LPG in Cylinders

Application for Transportation of LPG in Bulk, Petroleum-Except LPG License

Application of Electric Power Undertaking License

Application of Construction Permit

Issuance of PPA Instrument of Approval

Minigrid tariff application

Registration of Electrical Appliances

 

 

ENERGY & PETROLEUM STATISTICS REPORT 2021

PRESENTATION ON THE ENERGY AND PETROLEUM STATISTICS REPORT 2021
:KEY STATISTICS AND HIGHLGHTS

REPORT ON ASSESSMENT OF SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE GAP IN ENERGY EFFICIENCY
PROFESSIONALS IN KENYA

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority invites you to submit proposals for its annual Research and Innovation Week scheduled to take place in March 2022. The theme for the week is; ”RESEARCH AND INNOVATION FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT: FOCUS ON QUALITY ENERGY & PETROLEUM’’

Proposal submission can be sent to>> research@epra.go.ke on or before Tuesday, 30th November 2021 for consideration.

For more information, please view the document below.

AUTHORITY PRE-QUALIFICATION OF SUPPLIERS FOR GOODS, SERVICES, & WORKS FOR THE YEAR 2021-2023

The Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) is a state corporation established under the Energy Act, 2019. The Authority is the energy sector regulatory agency responsible for economic and technical regulation of electric power, renewable energy, petroleum and coal subsectors.

In September 2021, EPRA invited bids for Pre-Qualification of Suppliers for Goods, Services, & Works for the Year 2021-2023. Accordingly, the Authority conducted Mandatory and Technical Evaluation of the aforementioned suppliers in accordance with the Public Procurement and Asset Disposal Act 2015.

For a complete list of the pre-qualified suppliers, please view the attached document.

TENDER NOTICE: SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES

TENDER NOTICE: PROVISION OF PETROLEUM FUEL MARKING & MONOTORING SERVICES

 

Bi-ANNUAL ENERGY AND PETROLEUM STATISTICS REPORT JULY-DECEMBER 2020

The key statistics captured in this Report include energy supply, energy demand, energy prices, competition and market shares, energy trade and key energy indicators. Data on the electricity sub-sector include: the monthly pass-through costs, energy generation, generation costs, tariff evolution, generation expansion and peak demand
trends. Petroleum subsector data include crude oil and petroleum prices, consumption of petroleum products, and the state of competition in the energy sector.

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.

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