Our Mandate

Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NuPEA) is a State Corporation established under the Energy Act 2019. It is charged with the responsibility of promoting and implementing Kenya’s nuclear power programme; and  carryinng out research and development for the energy sector.

The mandate of the Agency as stipulated in section 56(1) of the Energy Act 2019 are as follows:

Be the nuclear energy programme implementing organization and promote the development of nuclear electricity generation in Kenya

Carry out research, development and dissemination activities in the energy and petroleum sectors in Kenya

In addition to the powers and functions of the Agency under section 56(1) of the Energy Act 2019, the Agency is also mandated by the same act, section 56(2) to: