ESTABLISHMENT OF NUPEA

Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NuPEA) is established as the successor to Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) following the enactment of the Energy Act, 2019.  it is charged with the responsibility of promoting and implementing Kenya's Nuclear Power Programme, carrying out research and development for the energy sector. Towards attainment of its mandate, the Nuclear Power and Energy Agency shall undertake the following:-

  • Develop policies and legislation,
  • Undertake public education and awareness,
  • Identify suitable sites for the construction of Nuclear Power Plants;
  • Carry out research, development and innovation on energy technologies as well as capacity building for the energy sector