Wednesday, April 25, 2012

List of key players in Renewable Energy Technologies in Kenya



 (a) Institutions dealing with Policy and Enabling Environment. 

  • Ø  Ministry of Energy (MoE) & Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC)
  • Ø  Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), including Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)
  • Ø  Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development (MoLFD)
  • Ø  Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MoENR), including Kenya Forestry
  • Ø  Research Institute (KEFRI) and National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA)
  • Ø  Kenya Renewable Energy Association (KEREA)
  • Ø  GTZ Private Sector Development in Agriculture Programme which works in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture
  • Ø  Africa Energy Policy Research Network (AFREPREN) 

 (b) Commercial Providers

  • Ø  Pioneer technologies Ltd
  • Ø Renewable Energy Engineering Contractors (REECON)
  • Ø  PEMAGI
  • Ø  Renewable Energy Ventures
  • Ø  Sky Link Innovators
  • Ø  Kenya Hubei Enterprises Development Co. Ltd.
  • Ø  M-Power (Mobile Power)
  • Ø  Danga Renewable Energy (Nakuru)
  • Ø  ECOSAVE Ltd.
  • Ø  Damwe Energy Enterprises
  • Ø  PANCOM Construction Company
  • Ø  Kenital Solar

(c) Supporting Organisations

  • Ø  Non Governmental Organisations such as Sustainable Community Development
  • Ø  Services Programme (SCODE); Sustainable Agricultural Community Development Programme (SACDEP)
  • Ø  Practical Action Consulting (formerly Intermediate Technology Development Group / ITDG)
  • Ø  American Breeding Society
  • Ø   SNV-Kenya (Netherlands Development Organisation)
  • Ø  German Agency for International Development (GIZ)
  • Ø  GIZ-PSDA
  • Ø  GVEP International (Global Village Energy Partnership)
  • Ø  ABC-K (Association of Biogas Contractors of Kenya)
  • Ø  Africa Energy Policy Research Network (AFREPREN) 
  • Ø  KENFAP (Kenya National Federation of Agriculture Producers)

(d) Institutions offering Financial Services  

  • Ø  Kenya Women Finance Trust (KWFT)
  • Ø  Faulu Kenya
  • Ø  Family Finance Bank
  • Ø  K-Rep Bank (Kenya Rural Enterprises Programme)
  • Ø  Agricultural Finance Corporation (AFC)
  • Ø  KUSCCO as the umbrella for all Savings and Credit Cooperative Organisations (SACCOs):  
  • Ø  Commercial Banks (Equity, Kenya Commercial Bank, Barclays Bank, Cooperative Bank, Post Bank)
  • Ø  HIVOS (Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries)