The Kenya Vision 2030 has identified Energy as a key enabler for its realization. The Least Cost Power Development Plan (LCPDP) and the Energy Bill 2016 have also recognized the need for inclusion of nuclear energy in Kenya’s energy mix.
Nuclear Power and Energy Agency (NuPEA) is following the three phased International Atomic Energy Agency guideline.
The Agency with assistance from the IAEA has done extensive work in the implementation of the nuclear power programme in the country. The various activities undertaken include: Pre-feasibility study; Human resource development, Electric grid study, Strategic environmental assessment; regulatory framework development and public engagement.