Factsheet: Clean Energy Services Programme

Clean Energy Services Programme

Key Information
Description: 
Kenya is one of six pilot countries selected to benefit from the Scaling-Up Renewable Energy Program in Low Income Countries (SREP). SREP operates under the Climate Investment Funds (CIF). It is funded through contributions from bilateral development partners, the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Government of Netherlands being the largest contributors. The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank Group (WBG), including the International Finance Corporation (IFC), will jointly manage the SREP program for Kenya. The World Bank is the lead institution for the Kenya SREP.
The objective of the SREP is to pilot and demonstrate the economic, social and environmental viability of low carbon development pathways in the energy sector by creating new economic opportunities and increasing energy access through the use of renewable energy.
The Clean Energy Services Programme -Kshs 36 million since 2011 (UNDP supported) ongoing-includes various activities:
Database of the performance of cookstoves in the Kenyan market available
Biomass multiplication in Suba
Standards for small hydro power – Zero draft available
Bioethanol as a clean energy for households (CBA underway).

Goal/Aim: 
Support investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy

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