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ESTABLISHMENT OF KNEB

The Nuclear  Electricity Project Committee was established  under  the aegis of the Ministry of Energy  through   The  Kenya  Gazette Notice  No.14188  of 19th  November  2010.  NEPC has  since been  transformed  into a statutory  body  under  the State  Corporations  Act  (Cap  446)  through  Legal Notice No. 131 dated 16th November  2012. It was hereinafter, renamed  Kenya   Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB). Its raison d’etre is to realize Kenya’s Vision 2030  by  fast tracking  the  development of nuclear  power  in order to enhance the production of affordable and reliable electricity.

Mandate :         To fast track the development of nuclear electricity generation in Kenya.
Vision:               Safe, efficient and reliable nuclear technology for electricity generation.
Mission:             To Promote safe and secure application of nuclear technology for sustainable electricity generation and distribution in Kenya.
Core Values:     Safty & Security, Clean Environment Integrity, Professionalism, Transparency and Accountability, Innovation, Efficiency.

KNEB has the following functions;

  • Promote  and expedite  the development of nuclear electricity in Kenya
  • Undertake  public education and awareness on Kenya’s nuclear power programme;
    Identify, prepare  and facilitate the implementation of a roadmap  for a nuclear power programme;
  • In collaboration with relevant Government agencies,  develop  a comprehensive legal and regulatory framework for nuclear electricity generation  in Kenya;
    Develop  a human  resource  capacity to ensure Kenya has the requisite manpower to successfully establish and maintain a
    nuclear power programme;
  • Identify appropriate sites in Kenya for the construction  of nuclear power plants and related amenities;
  • Enter into collaborative programme’s related to nuclear electricity research and development with other international and national  organizations;
    Establish a library and information  Centre on nuclear science and technology,  and
  • Perform any other duties which may be necessary for the execution  of its mandate under this Order.

Establishment of KNEB
 The Nuclear  Electricity Project Committee was established  under  the aegis of the Ministry of Energy  through   The  Kenya  Gazette Notice  No.14188  of 19th  November  2010.  NEPC has  since been  transformed  into a statutory  body  under  the State  Corporations  Act  (Cap  446)  through  Legal Notice No. 131 dated 16th November  2012. It was hereinafter, renamed  Kenya   Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB). Its raison d’etre is to realize Kenya’s Vision 2030  by  fast tracking  the  development of nuclear  power  in order to enhance the production of affordable and reliable electricity.

Mandate :
 To fast track the development of nuclear electricity generation in Kenya.
Vision: Safe, efficient and reliable nuclear technology for electricity generation.
Mission.To Promote safe and secure application of nuclear technology for sustainable electricity generation and distribution in Kenya.
Core Values: Safty & Security, Clean Environment Integrity, Professionalism, Transparency and Accountability, Innovation, Efficiency.

The KNEB has the following functions;

  • To promote  and expedite  the development of nuclear electricity in Kenya
  • Undertake  public education and awareness on Kenya’s nuclear power programme;
    Identify, prepare  and facilitate the implementation of a roadmap  for a nuclear power programme;
  • In collaboration with relevant Government agencies,  develop  a comprehensive legal and regulatory framework for nuclear electricity generation  in Kenya;
    Develop  a human  resource  capacity to ensure Kenya has the requisite manpower to successfully establish and maintain a
    nuclear power programme;
  • Identify appropriate sites in Kenya for the construction  of nuclear power plants and related amenities;
  • Enter into collaborative programme’s related to nuclear electricity research and development with other international and national  organizations;
    Establish a library and information  Centre on nuclear science and technology,  and
  • Perform any other duties which may be necessary for the execution  of its mandate under this Order.


                                                                                          

 

 Eng.Collins Juma

  Ag. Chief Executive Officer

Eng.Joseph Njoroge

PS Energy and Petroleum

Dr.Kamau Thugge

PS National Treasury

Prof.Collete Suda

PS Science and Technology

Prof.Githu Muigai

Attorney General

Ms.Josphine Odira Sinyo

Mr.Stephen Mwangi Karanja

 

Dr.Anderson Kipkoech

 

Ms.Teresiah Mbaika

 

Mr.Ernest Cliff Mutira Orito

 

 

   Our Quality Management System

Quality Policy Statement

KNEB is committed to the development of Nuclear Power Infrastructure for generation of and distribution of safe, reliable, affordable and sustainable electricity that consistently meets the requirements of the interested parties.

In order to realise this commitment, KNEB has established and implemented a quality management system based on ISO 9001:2015 requirements and international guidelines for nuclear power development.

KNEB has established quality objectives that shall be reviewed annually to ensure continual suitability and improvement.

In addition, KNEB has also identified risks and opportunities in its environment.

KNEB shall ensure that this Quality Policy is communicated, understood and applied within the organisation and to the relevant interested parties as appropriate.

This Policy shall be relied at least once in every three years.