Kenya

2015 Kenya Key Figures
Population: 46.1 million
GDP growth rate: 5.65 %/year
Energy independence: 84.0%
Total consumption/GDP:* 113 (2005=100)
CO2 Emissions: 0.32 tCO2/capita
Rate of T&D power losses: 16.3%
* at purchasing power parity
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Total Energy consumption

Total per capita energy consumption is around 0.65 toe (2015), equal to average in Africa. Per capita electricity consumption is approximately 175 kWh (2015), which is 80% 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 by Kenya Petroleum Refinery Ltd (KPRL), a 50-50 JV between the Government of Kenya and Essar Energy, Kenya imports all its refined oil products, 42% of which consist of diesel (2015).

Petroleum products...

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).

Geothermal Development Company (GDC) (100% state-owned) was created in 2008 to fast track the...

 Share of renewables in electricity production (incl hydro)

CO2 fuel combustion/CO2 emissions

Following the COP 21 in Paris, the country has submitted its NDC in which 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, investment, technology development and...

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