Kenya: Energy Resources

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Country Profile
Name
Kenya
Population 38,610,097
GDP Unavailable
Energy Consumption 0.21 Quadrillion Btu
2-letter ISO code KE
3-letter ISO code KEN
Numeric ISO code 404
UN Region[1] Eastern Africa
OpenEI Resources
Energy Maps 3 view
Tools 4 view
Programs 33 view
Energy Organizations 7 view
Research Institutions 3 view
References
CIA World Factbook, Appendix D[2]
 

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a sovereign state in East Africa. The capital and largest city is Nairobi. Kenya lies on the equator with the Indian Ocean to the south-east, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the north-west, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the north-east. Kenya covers 581,309 km and has a population of about 43½ million in early 2013. The country is named after Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa.


Energy Resources

Resource Value Units Rank Period Source
Wind Potential 0 Area(km²) Class 3-7 Wind at 50m 129 1990 NREL
Solar Potential 1,857,790,042 MWh/year 46 2008 NREL
Coal Reserves Unavailable Million Short Tons N/A 2008 EIA
Natural Gas Reserves 0 Cubic Meters (cu m) 159 2010 CIA World Factbook
Oil Reserves 0 Barrels (bbl) 165 2010 CIA World Factbook

Energy Maps featuring Kenya

Kenyametst 229.pdf Kenya Annual Direct Normal Solar Radiation Kenya Annual Global Horizontal Solar Radiation

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Kenya Policy and Regulatory Overview
Source: http://www.reegle.info/countries/KE

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33 Programs

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7 Energy Organizations

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References
  1. UN Statistics Division
  2. CIA World Factbook, Appendix D
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Kenya is a country in Africa.
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