Kenya Electricity Generating Company, KenGen, is the leading electric power generation company in Kenya, producing about 80 percent of electricity consumed in the country.
The company uses various sources to generate electricity ranging from hydro, geothermal, thermal and wind. Hydro is the leading source, with an installed capacity of 677.3 Megawatts, which is about 60% of the country’s total installed capacity. It sells the Power in bulk to Kenya Power and Lighting Company (KPLC) which distributes to consumers.
The company is now operating in a liberalized market and is in direct competition with four (4) Independent Power Producers who between them produce about 20% of the country’s electric power.
KenGen has a workforce of 1,600 staff distributed in 20 different sites where its power plants are located. 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 in the Eastern Africa Region.
To be the market leader in the provision of Reliable, Safe, Quality and Competitively Priced electric energy in the Eastern Africa region.
To efficiently generate competitively priced electric energy using state of the art technology, skilled and motivated human resource to ensure financial success. We shall achieve market leadership by undertaking least cost, environmentally friendly capacity expansion. Consistent with our corporate culture, our core values will be adhered to in all our operations.
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