Welcome to KenGen
Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen) is the leading electric-power generation company in Kenya, producing about 80 percent of electricity consumed in the country. The company, which is listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) utilizes various sources to generate electricity ranging from geothermal, hydro, wind and thermal. Hydro is the leading source, with an installed capacity of about 820MW, which is 51 per cent of the company’s total installed capacity. Geothermal comes second with 509MW out of which 55.6MW comes from the innovative wellheads technology raising geothermal capacity to about 32% of the total installed capacity. However with the commissioning of the 280MW Geothermal project in Olkaria, geothermal now accounts for more than 50% of the electricity consumed by Kenyans.
KenGen has a workforce of 2,427 staff located at different power plants in the country. With its wealth of experience, established corporate base and a clear vision, the company intends to maintain leadership in the liberalized electric energy sub-sector in Kenya and the Eastern Africa Region.