Our driving force, our mission since our inception has been “To provide sustainable energy solutions for all through rural electrification and renewable energy for social economic transformation.”
Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC)
established with the aim to tackle Kenya’s most pressing socio-economic need: subsidized electricity in rural areas.
Our guiding force that helps us see every project to completion is our vision of creating “A green energy-driven nation.”
The Garissa Solar
When we built the 50 MW Garissa Solar Plant, we built the largest grid-connected solar power plant in the whole of East and Central Africa…
News And Media
14 December, 2021Electrification of Public Facilities Project
Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC) on 14th December 2021 launched an Electrification for Public Facilities Project ... (EFPF) in Tana River County. The Project, which is divided into five beneficiary lot regions, aims to see approximately 600 public facilities electrified and at least 35,460 households get access to electricity. This Project, is jointly financed by the Government of Kenya and Arab Development Partners namely; Arab Bank for Economic Development (BADEA), OPEC Fund for Development (OFID), Abu Dhabi for Development (ADFD), and Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) at a total cost of US $57 Million. In Lot 5 areas, a total of 103 projects will be implemented. Here, the Corporation is expected to cover Kitui, Makueni, Taita Taveta, Kwale, Kilifi and Tana River Counties in Upper Eastern and Coast Region. As a result, construction of 500km of medium voltage distribution lines will be set up. This means, households in close proximity to transformers and meet all installation requirements will have access to electricity. Overall, the scope of the project shall include the construction of 2,850 km of electricity distribution lines and installation of transformers. The project envisages to electrify 1,200 public facilities which include market centers, health centers, educational institutions, tea buying centers, coffee factories and administration Centers. On completion, the project will ensure the electrification of 35,460 households in 131constituencies located in 36 Counties in Nyanza and Western, North Rift, South Rift, Central and Upper Eastern, Lower Eastern and Coast region. It is estimated that in each of the five project areas over 7,000 households will be connected to electricity.
11 June, 2021Meru Medical Camp
Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Corporation (REREC) is taking over the management of renewable Energy Centres in the country. ... The corporation is finalizing the takeover of 16 centres in a move that will see more generation and access to green energy. The CEO, CPA Peter Mbugua and senior management presided over the issuance of offer letters to Mitunguu Energy Center staff. REREC further held a discussion with Meru County Government that will culminate in a Solar/ wind hybrid Power Plant which will be in line with the Corporation's mandate of ensuring affordable and clean energy that is connected to the National Power grid. Under the REREC and Meru County Matching Facility partnership, 92 rural electrification projects have so far been realized at an estimated cost of 45 million Kenya shillings. 33 of these projects are completed while 59 are in progress. The Matching Fund facility is a programme where the Corporation matches contributions from constituencies and counties to a maximum of Kshs. 5million per constituency for implementation of rural electrification projects. As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), the Corporation in partnership with the Meru County Government sponsored free cancer medical and sensitization camp at the Githongo Level 4 Hospital where more than 1000 residents benefited. Meru region is known to have high prevalence of different types of cancers.
Tender No. 1000000421
Supply, installation and commissioning of 4 highmast flood lighting; 30 monopoles for highmast lighting in Jomvu constituency, Mombasa county