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Kenya energy report

Kenya energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated Kenya energy market data.

Kenya energy report
Update: February, 2016
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 33 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Overview

Kenya energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Kenya. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2014 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MEP) is in charge of the country's energy policy and development.

    The Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (MEWNR) provides the policy and integrated planning...

  • Energy Companies

    Oil:

    The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) is a state-owned company involved in upstream oil and gas exploration, midstream petroleum infrastructure development and downstream marketing of petroleum products.

    International Oil Companies (IOCs) regained...

  • Energy Supply

    Oil:

    Since the closure of the Mombasa refinery in 2013, Kenya imports all its refined oil products, 45% of which consist of diesel (2014).

    Petroleum products are transported through the pipeline running from Mombasa to Nakuru, Eldoret and Kisumu. The Mombasa-Nairobi pipeline section (450 km)...

  • Energy Prices

    Oil:

    Refined product prices are controlled monthly by the ERC, which in 2010 introduced a cap price system to protect consumers from high prices.

    In 2015, the average price of gasoline was US$0.96/l and of diesel US$0.82/l. Prices fell by almost 30% between 2014 and 2015.

    Graph:...

  • Energy Consumption

    Total per capita energy consumption is around 0.5 toe (2014), i.e. 25% below Africa's average. Per capita electricity consumption reaches approximately 180 kWh (2014), which is 60% higher than in Tanzania.

    Graph: CONSUMPTION TRENDS BY ENERGY SOURCE (Mtoe)

    ...

  • Issues & Prospects

    Electricity:

    Within the framework of "Vision 2030", Kenya plans to raise the generation capacity by at least 5 GW, from 1.7 GW in 2013 to slightly over 6.7 GW by 2016 and to 23 GW by 2030. Through this roadmap the generation cost is projected to decrease from US$11.30c/kWh to US$7.41c/kWh, while the...

  • GENERAL OVERVIEW
  • INSTITUTIONS AND ENERGY POLICY
  • ENERGY COMPANIES
  • ENERGY SUPPLY
  • ENERGY PRICES
  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION
  • ISSUES AND PROSPECTS
  • DATA TABLES
  • ABBREVIATIONS
  • GLOSSARY
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In the Kenya market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy emissions (MtCO2)
    GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2014, %)
    GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
    GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2014, %)
    GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (US$/l)
    GRAPH 6: Electricity prices for industry and households (USc$/kWh)
    GRAPH 7: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
    GRAPH 8: Total consumption market share by energy (2014, %)
    GRAPH 9: Final consumption market share by sector (2014, %)

In the Kenya market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.

The Kenya market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2014 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Kenya Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Kenya energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).


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