Licensing Information

ERC issues the following type of Licences:-

Renewable energy
Renewable energy is one of the key energy sub-sectors that significantly contribute to the overall energy mix in Kenya. In Africa, Kenya leads in exploiting renewable energy sources to provide energy required to complement the realization of Vision 2030, “accelerating transformation of our country into a rapidly industrializing middle-income nation by the year 2030”. Read More...

Petroleum fuels constitute the main source of commercial energy in Kenya. Kenya is a net importer of petroleum products and has a refinery owned and managed by the Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd (KPRL), an 800 km cross country oil pipeline from Mombasa to Nairobi and Western Kenya with terminals in Nairobi, Nakuru, Eldoret and Kisumu, run by the Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC). Read More...

Guidelines on Petroleum Business Licensing

Electricity is crucial to economic growth and is the most sought after energy service by society, access to which is associated with rising or high quality of life. A person wishing to carry out the generation, importation, exportation, transmission, distribution and retail supply of electricity or to carry out electrical installation work at the premises of any consumer requires a licence, permit or registration issued by the Commission in accordance with Sections 27 to 38 of the Energy Act, 2006. Read More...


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