ERC insists on energy fund for keeping electricity prices stable. In Tanzania, Kibo Energy and Edenville shares plunge after they were unsuccessful in coal power project bid. In Uganda, ERA boss says electricity prices to remain high despite excess generation of power. Kenya Kenya’s KenGen to raise funds from the market this year, eyesFebruary 15, 2019
Renewed noise around Kenya’s nuclear plans with a 2027 deadline for commissioning the first plant – support comes from Russia on skills training. Further drilling at Akiira geothermal site, Kinangop wind farm sued over breach of contract. In Uganda, CWE starts technical operation of Isimba hydroelectric dam as the government warns that there is noJanuary 29, 2019
Manufacturers set to pay reduced corporate taxes from February. Government of Kenya lists the controversial Lamu coal plant among its planned PPP for the financial period up to 2021. The High court in Nairobi is set to hear an application to suspend an alternative dispute resolution signed by Kenya Power and lawyer Apollo Mboya. In Ethiopia, the newly formed PPP has approved six solar energy projects.
Kenya ERC considers localized tariffs ERC is in consultation with the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum to establish a localized tariff targeting areas with cheap generated power such as geothermal. http://www.kbc.co.ke/energy-regulatory-commission-considers-localized-tariff/ v Treasury budgets for Lamu coal plant despite activists’ protests The government has listed the controversial 1,050 megawatt Lamu Coal Plant among its planned PublicJanuary 21, 2019
Kenya State House sucked into Kenya Power projects dispute State House has been sucked into a raging row between the ERC and electricity distributor Kenya Power over President Uhuru Kenyatta’s pet project to install an additional 5,000 MW to the national grid. The energy regulator and the power distributor have sought intervention on the futureJanuary 11, 2019
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