On Thursday 30 August 2018, Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board was formally awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification by Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). This was during a ceremony held at the Intercontinental hotel presided over by Hon. Simon Kachapin Chief Administrative Officer, Ministry of Energy as Chief Guest, Kenya Bureau of Standards Acting Managing Director Mr. Bernard Nguyo, KNEB Board members, KNEB management and staff, CEOs from the energy Sectors and other stakeholder institution and media.
On 5th August 2018, Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) participated in the 6th Edition of the Great Energy Debate at Strathmore University. The Debate organized by focused on the role of Energy in the Big 4 Agenda that focuses at enhancing Manufacturing, Health Care, Food security and affordable housing in Kenya. KNEB was represented by Eng. Collins Juma, Chief Executive Officer who was a panelist in the Debate that drew participants from the academia, industry, NGOs, Government utilities under the Ministry of Energy represented by their respective Chief Executive Officers, Independent Power Producers, Consumer bodies, students and energy enthusiasts.
The critical role of a legal and regulatory framework in a nuclear power programme was the key message by the Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board during the 2018 annual Law Society of Kenya (LSK) Conference, which was held between 8th to 12th August 2018 at the Leisure Lodge Beach & Golf Resort in Kwale County.
Under the theme: The Rule of Law and Contested Constitutionalism in Post 2010 Kenya: Promises, Progress, Pitfalls and Prospects, the conference converged over 1000 lawyers from various parts of the country with the Chief Justice Hon. David Maraga as the chief guest during the official opening.
For Kenya to realize Vision 2030 Science and technology is one of the major catalysts and a major pillar of the vision 2030. This was well captured in the just concluded 56th Kenya Science and Engineering Fair 2018 National competition theme “Science and technology for actualization of vision 2030.” The four day event was held at Kibabii, high School Bungoma County that brought together about 1,800 people who included: teachers, innovators, students, sponsors and officials from the ministry of Education state department of basic education.
On 27th February 2018, Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) on behalf of International Atomic Energy Agency donated a breast board to Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH). KNEB C.E.O Eng. Collins Juma handed over the breast board to KNH C.E.O Lilly Koros Tare at their offices in Upper Hill. Also present during the handover ceremony was KNH’s Director corporate services, Director Supply chain among other senior officials at the Hospital.
Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board staff Mr. Brian Nyawinda was feted for an outstanding concept for a sustainable future project in the just concluded 19th World Festival of youth and students held in October 2017 in Sochi, Russia. The festival brought together youths from all over the world who were tasked to come up a project that will solve a problem the world in the future.