Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) for Kenya’s Nuclear Power Programme
The Government has prioritized energy as a key input in the country’s development process. In its road map towards this objective, the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has set in place plans to substantially expand power generation capacity by more than 5000MWSeptember 2013.
Power will be a key driver in realizing the envisaged annual economic growth of double digits. The demand for the installed capacity will come from the proposed rail, ICT parks and the LAPSSET project. One of the components of the LAPSSETCrude Oil Pipeline from Hoima to Lamu through Lokichar, where tender for a Lead Consultant to carry out a feasibility study, undertake preliminary engineering designs and to supervise implementation of the project, has been advertised with the project schedule tarcompletion in October 2017.
Additional demand will be created by the investments arising from devolution including the targeted universal access to electricity by 2020.