Kenya

2014 Kenya Key Figures
Population: 45.6 million
GDP growth rate: 5.33 %/year
Energy independence: 81.7%
Total consumption/GDP:* 91.9 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.28 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 15.6%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total 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)

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Kenya energy report

 Total energy consumption

Crude oil production

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)...

EMEA Refineries Dataset

 Crude oil production

Renewable in % electricity production

Kenya benefits from the Scaling-up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) developed by the Strategic Climate Fund, which is part of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF).

A feed-in tariff scheme was introduced in 2008 and revised in 2010 and 2012. The policy will be in force until the cumulative...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

In July 2015, the country presented its INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contribution) for the COP21 in Paris. It set a GHG emissions reduction target of 30% in 2030, compared to a business as usual scenario. The actual target will depend on international support in the form of finance,...

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